Vada Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Vada.


There are 135 calories in Vada.


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size:


piece (71 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 75
Calories 135

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8.4 grams

Saturated Fat 0.6 grams

Trans Fat 0.1 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 5.9 grams

Cholesterol 0 milligrams

Sodium 217 milligrams

Potassium 127 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 11 grams

Dietary Fiber 2 grams

Sugars 0.4 grams
Protein 4.4 grams

Vitamin A


Vitamin C





Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Food / Beverages > Bakery / Deli > Prepared & Preserved Foods > Grain-Based Products (Perishable)

How long would it take to burn off 130 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 36 minutes
Running (6mph) 13 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 19 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

What is an Indian vada?

Vada (Tamil: வடை) is a category of savoury fried snacks native to South India. Vadas can be described variously as fritters, cutlets, doughnuts, or dumplings. Alternative names for this food include vadai, vade, and bada. Vadas are sometimes stuffed with vegetables and traditionally served with chutneys and sambar.

What is Indian vada made of?

The basic medu vada is made with just urad dal, water and salt. To flavor them ingredients like crushed black pepper, green chilies, ginger, cumin seeds, curry leaves and onions are used. At home we do not add any other ingredients if making for Naivedyam.

Why is vada called vada?

“Medu” is the Malayalam, Kannada and Tamil word for “soft”; “medu vada” thus literally means “soft fritter”. The dish is often mentioned simply as “vada” on menus or as uddina vade Kannada, urad vada, medhu vadai, ulundu vadai (Tamil), garelu (Telugu), uzhunnu vada (Malayalam), and batuk (Nepali),.

What are the different types of vadas?

Kalmi Vada is a popular Rajasthani snack that is made with a variety of lentils such as chana dal, urad, arhar and moong. Served piping hot, kalmi vadas are a powerhouse of flavours. 9. Masala VadaAlso known as Chana dal vada, these are deep fried fritters made of spicy tur dal mixture.

Who invented vada?

Vada pav

A plate of vada pav with seasoning of red chilli powder and a green chilli.
Alternative names vada pao, wada pav, wada pao, pao vada, pav vada, pao wada, pav wada, batata wada pav
Region or state Mumbai, Maharastra
Created by Ashok Vaidya and Sudhakar Mhatre
Invented 1966

Why are there holes in vada?

Once the batter is ground and left for a long time the fermentation will lead to too much of absorption of oil while cooking or deep frying. One of the most defining feature of the medu vada is the hole in the centre. This is one easiest snack to be made at home and is liked by kids and also by old people.

What do we call vada in English?

/vādā karanā/ promise transitive verb, countable noun. If you promise someone something, or if you make them a promise about it, you tell them that you will definitely give it to them or make sure that they have it.

How do you pronounce vada?

The name Vada can pronounced as “VAY-də” in text or letters. Vada is bay girl name, main origion is . English meanings of Vada is “” and popular in Christian religion.