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Medhu Vada Recipe

Medhu Vada
How To Make Medu Vada

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 and enjoy the wholesome south Indian meal in no time.

  • Total Cook Time 40 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 30 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Easy

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

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

Recipe Notes

You can also have it with vegetable sambhar.

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