Left over pongal at home or wanna try something new,try this easy recipe for a change:-)Pongal vada!!


  • Pongal(Khara-spicy)- 1 cup(note:left over pongal can be used,should be in room temperature)
  • Onion -1 chopped well
  • Chillies- 1 or 2(optional)
  • Besan - 1 cup
  • Rice flour - 2 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for frying


  • Take a big mixing bowl and add pongal,besan ,rice flour,onion,chillies and salt.
  • Mix well without adding any additional water as the water content in pongal will be quite sufficient.
  • Heat a frying pan with oil and keep it ready.
  • Now make small lemon sized balls with the batter and fry them in the pan until golden brown on low to medium heat.
  • Remove from pan and pat dry the extra oil.
  • Serve hot with chutney!

Preparation Time: 15 minutes


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