Medu Vada

Snacks 172 Last Update: Jan 06, 2022 Created: Dec 16, 2021
Medu Vada
  • Serves: 14 People
  • Prepare Time: 2 Hours.
  • Cooking Time: 15 Min.
  • Calories: -
  • Difficulty: Medium
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Medu Vada is a popular south Indian dish.Most South Indians consider breakfast incomplete without Medu Vada. Whether they have Idli, dosa, pongal or upma, they like to add a crispy, tasty and protein-rich urad dal vada to the platter.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. To make medu vada, clean, wash and soak the black lentils in enough water for at-least 2 hours.
  2. Drain, add the green chilies, pepper, curry leaves and ginger and blend in a mixer to a smooth batter, adding approx. ½ cup water.
  3. Immerse both your hands in a bowlful of water and wet your hands well.
  4. Add the onions and salt and mix well and divide the mixture into 14 equal portions. Keep aside.
  5. Take a portion of the batter and place it in a palm and lightly flatten it.
  6. Using your index finger of the other hand make a hole in the center of the vada.
  7. Transfer the vada on the fingers of the other hand and carefully slide it in hot oil.
  8. Deep-fry on a medium flame till it turns golden brown in color from both the sides. You can deep-fry 2 to 3 medu vadas at a time.
  9. Repeat with the remaining batter to make more medu vadas. Drain on an absorbent paper.
  10. Serve the medu vada immediately with sambhar and coconut chutney.

Medu Vada



  • Serves: 14 People
  • Prepare Time: 2 Hours.
  • Cooking Time: 15 Min.
  • Calories: -
  • Difficulty: Medium

Medu Vada is a popular south Indian dish.Most South Indians consider breakfast incomplete without Medu Vada. Whether they have Idli, dosa, pongal or upma, they like to add a crispy, tasty and protein-rich urad dal vada to the platter.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. To make medu vada, clean, wash and soak the black lentils in enough water for at-least 2 hours.
  2. Drain, add the green chilies, pepper, curry leaves and ginger and blend in a mixer to a smooth batter, adding approx. ½ cup water.
  3. Immerse both your hands in a bowlful of water and wet your hands well.
  4. Add the onions and salt and mix well and divide the mixture into 14 equal portions. Keep aside.
  5. Take a portion of the batter and place it in a palm and lightly flatten it.
  6. Using your index finger of the other hand make a hole in the center of the vada.
  7. Transfer the vada on the fingers of the other hand and carefully slide it in hot oil.
  8. Deep-fry on a medium flame till it turns golden brown in color from both the sides. You can deep-fry 2 to 3 medu vadas at a time.
  9. Repeat with the remaining batter to make more medu vadas. Drain on an absorbent paper.
  10. Serve the medu vada immediately with sambhar and coconut chutney.

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