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Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Medu Vada

Medu Vada is also called Urad vada/Udhina vade and is very popular dish in south India.Its usually had along with Idli for breakfast and also comonly had as appetizer or a evening tea time snack.

This vada is crispy outside and fluffy soft inside.Kids will love this.Make this for your kids and family for evening snack and enjoy beautifull evenings with this yummy vada.

2 cup urad dal
1 tspn rice flour
2 greenchillies finely chopped
1 inch grated ginger
1 tbspn finely chopped coconut
1tspn coriander leaves chopped
6 curry leaves chopped
1/4 tspn eno fruit salt
 Oil for deep fry
salt to taste
1)Soak urad dal for 3 hr min.Grind dal it with very less water,add water in drops just enough to grind.You may have to stir now and then as we don't add lot of water.Make it very fine paste.The only tough part in vada is grinding with very less water.
2)Lets whisk the batter for 10 min (you are aerating the batter making it foamy,it yields soft and crisp vada) ,add rice flour.
3)Add salt ,greenchillies,ginger,coconut,coriander leaves.
4)Add eno at last ,mix well
5)Keep a bowl of  water,dip ur fingers in it,then take batter and form vada shape forming a hole inside.You can also drop them in round shapes to get urad bonda .Put it in heated oil immediately.
4)Fry in med-low flame till golden crisp...!



  1. i can feel they are so crispy n spongy..
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  2. Perfect Vadas for the rainy season...any time of the year..
    Nalini Somayaji