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How to make wedding fugias and varias for east Indian wedding

Varias - East Indian Lentil Bread

Varias also know as Orias are often made during and East Indian wedding. These along with fugias are served as bread with all the wedding food. In fact, an East Indian wedding is incomplete with the presence of fugias and varias.
Course Bread, Breakfast, Dinner
Cuisine East-Indian, Indian
Keyword bread, East-Indian recipes, varias, warias
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Proofing time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 40 minutes
Servings 30 varias
Calories 186kcal
Cost $5


  • Mixing bowl
  • Slotted spoon
  • Wok for stir fry
  • Plastic Bowl


  • 500 grams Urad dal flour split black gram
  • 500 grams All-purpose flour maida
  • 500 grams Rice flour
  • 100 grams Sugar
  • 2 teaspoon Yeast or toddy
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 ltr Cooking oil for deep frying


  • Combine all ingredients in a bowl with warm water.
  • Let ferment overnight at room temperature
  • Heat oil for deep frying (about 325 F)
  • Take a small amount of dough on the palm of your hands with water
  • Form a ball then make a hole in the middle with your finger
  • Drop in hot oil and deep fry until golden brown.
  • Remove the varias with a proforated or slotted spoon over absorbend paper to remove excess oil.
  • Each varias takes about 2 minutes on each side.


Calories: 186kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 79mg | Potassium: 33mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 2.1mg