Medhu Vada Recipe

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Medhu Vada
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A crisp South Indian snack best goes with the coconut chutney.

Ingredients of Medhu Vada

  • 1 cup split husked black gram (dhuli urad), soaked for 4-6 hours
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp asafoetida
  • 1/4 tsp powdered black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp finely chopped ginger
  • 1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
  • Oil for frying

How to Make Medhu Vada

1.1. Drain the daal and grind to a smooth paste.
2.2. Add salt, asafoetida and the black pepper, and beat well to make it light and fluffy.
3.3. Mix in coriander leaves, ginger and the green chillies.
4.4. Heat oil till a drop of batter dropped in comes up at once.
5.5. Shape the daal mixture into flat rounds, make a hole in the center and fry, first over high heat, then over lowered heat till brown and cooked through.
6.6. Lift the vadas out of oil and drain on absorbent paper and serve.
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