Maravalli Kilangu Vadai (Tapioca)

A dish similar to traditional vadai that is made with Tapioca (maravalli kilangu). This is a common snack served for snacks in the evening with tea or coffee.

Maravalli Kilangu Vadai (Tapioca)

Recipe by S Kamala
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Course: SnacksCuisine: Indian, TamilDifficulty: Easy


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This is a common snack made with tapioca. Usually served for snacks in the evening with tea or coffee.


  • Tapioca (Maravalli Kilangu) – 2 Nos Big size

  • Urad dhal – ½ cup

  • Sambar Onion – 10 to 15 Nos

  • Red Chili – 2 Nos

  • Asafoetida powder – a pinch

  • Green Chili – 2 Nos

  • Curry Leaves – Few

  • Coriander leaves – few

  • Salt – 1 teaspoon or as per taste

  • Oil for deep frying


  • Soak Urad dhal in water for two to three hours. Wash and remove the skin from tapioca. Grate it.
  • Grind the urad dhal for five minutes first and then add the grated tapioca and grind to a fine paste.
  • Chop the onion, chillies, curry leaves. Add to the paste along with salt and asafoetida powder.
  • Heat oil in a kadai. Take a lemon size dough and flatten it. Make a hole in the middle and deep fry till it become golden brown.

One Comment

  1. Nice recipe.. I know how it tastes.. yummy as I love tapioca. ❤

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