Medu Vada

Veg Vegan Meat

Medu Vada is a crispy, soft and tasty South Indian snack dish made with ground and seasoned urad dhal batter fried into a small doughnut-like shape. It is is perfect for breakfast and tea-time snacks.

Medu Vada | Ulundu Vadai

YIELD

4-6 people

TYPE

Breakfast / Snacks

TIME

40 minutes

LEVEL

Beginner

STEP

1

Wash and soak the urad dhal in water for about 2 hours

STEP

2

Drain the urad dhal and transfer it to the blender

STEP

3

Grind the soaked urad dhal in blender by adding water gradually in batches

STEP

4

Blend the batter to a fluffy thick consistency

STEP

5

Transfer the vada batter to the bowl

STEP

6

Add onion, peppercorn, green chili, curry leaves, salt, rice flour, and coriander leaves

STEP

7

Combine all ingredients well

STEP

8

Take a medium-sized ball-shaped vada batter and make a hole in the middle

STEP

9

Gradually add the batter to the oil in the pan with medium heat and fry

STEP

10

On and off flip the sides of the batter

STEP

11

Repeat this until both the sides turn golden brown in color

STEP

12

Drain the Medu vada from oil

STEP

13

Serve the medu vada or ulundhu vada with coconut chutney as a snack or with Idli and dosa for breakfast. You could also consume as it is.