Bara, a distinctive Vada variant akin to South India, stars fermented Urad Dal. Mixed with vegetables and spices, it’s a light and healthy snack with minimal oil.
A small number of chopped chillies, fresh coriander, and chopped onion, are mixed with the Bara batter before frying it.
Bara embodies Chhattisgarh’s culinary culture, gracing festivals, village fairs, and mandatory appearances at Bastar weddings.
The bara is made from the fermented Urad millet or lentils. To make Bara, the process is given below