Medu vada recipe | Ulundhu vada | Urad dal vada


Medu vada recipe

Medu vada recipe
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Medu vada recipe | Ulundhu vada | Urad dal vada

Medu vada recipe - South indian style medhu vada which can be served with coconut chutney and tomato chutney.It can also be used for preparing sambar vad and dahi vada.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: tamilnadu
Servings: 2
Author: Papitha Ranganathan


Ingredients for Medu vada

  • 1 cup Urad dal
  • 4 Green Chilies¬† finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • Curry leaves - leaves finely chopped
  • Oil - for deep fry
  • Salt - to taste
  • 1/2 cup Water - very little for grinding


How to cook the recipe

  • Soak the urad dal overnight or a minimum of 1/2 an hour.
  • Drain the water and grind the dal in grinder/mixie using as little water as possible.
  • Take this urad dal batter in a bowl and add required salt, green chillies, Black pepper, and chopped curry leaves.
  • Heat the oil for frying the vadas.
  • To shape the vadas, wet your hand, take a small portion of batter on the palm your can also use banana leaves.
  • Using the finger of your other hand or the thumb of the same hand, make a small hole in the center of the batter (hole is optional).
  • Fry the medu vada till crisp and golden in medium heat.
  • Fry all the medu vada this way till they become evenly browned and crisp.
  • Drain medu vada on kitchen tissue to remove excess oil.
  • Serve the medu vada, hot or warm with coconut chutney.

Papitha Ranganathan

I'm Papitha Ranganathan house wife and food blogger. I love to cook various cuisines in my kitchen which comes out so delicious. I would like to share my recipes here.

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