Definition of vada in English:

vada

(also wada)

noun

  • An Indian dish consisting of a ball made from ground pulses and deep-fried.

    • ‘After this we had some sabudana wadas with green tomato sauce and Coke and then decided to venture out.’
    • ‘Perhaps the most intriguing dish on the menu was the vadas.’
    • ‘We're drinking tea, eating vadas, and discussing the future.’
    • ‘I am told that off the field some of his happiest moments are spent eating dosa and wada in a favourite little eatery in his home town, Mysore.’
    • ‘Eatables with high calorie content such as bajji, vada, bonda, fried rice and fried cauliflower and potato were displayed with small flags carrying weight and calories.’

Origin

Hindi vaḍā.

Pronunciation

vada

/ˈvɑːdə/