Medhu Vada Recipe

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Medhu Vada
How To Make Medu Vada
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

About Medhu Vada Recipe: A crisp South Indian snack made with black grams and best goes with the coconut chutney. They are deep fried fritters made with urad dal. Serve with a bowl of hot sambhar and 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 coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp green chillies, finely chopped
  • Oil (for frying)

How to Make Medhu Vada

  • 1.Drain the daal and grind to a smooth paste.
  • 2.Add salt, asafoetida and the black pepper, and beat well to make it light and fluffy.
  • 3.Mix in coriander leaves, ginger and the green chillies.
  • 4.Heat oil till a drop of batter dropped in comes up at once.
  • 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.Lift the vadas out of oil and drain on absorbent paper and serve.

Recipe Notes

You can also have it with vegetable sambhar.

Key Ingredients: split husked black gram (dhuli urad), soaked for 4-6 hours, salt, asafoetida, powdered black pepper, coriander leaves, ginger, green chillies,