Medhu Vada Recipe

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Medhu Vada
How to make Medhu Vada
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

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.