Medhu vadai | Urad dal Vada | Medu vada -Traditional stone mortar method-Stepwise pictures


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Cuisine Style: Tamil Nadu, South India | Cooking Time: 15 minutes | To Serve: 4 | Type : Snacks | Take with: Tea, coffee, curd rice

Ingredients

  • Urad dal – 1 cup
  • Green chilli - 1 [finely chopped]
  • Ginger – 1 tbsp [finely chopped]
  • Coconut – 1 tbsp [thinly chopped]
  • Curry leaves – 2 springs [finely chopped]
  • Peppercorns – 5 [crushed]
  • Rava – 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for deep frying

Preparation

  • Soak urad dal for 3 hours. Then drain water & grind well or coarsely grind
  • In a bowl add ground urad dal mixture, curry leaves, ginger, green chilli, coconut, salt, rava, & peppercorns mix well.
  • Then shape vadai & put hole in the middle then deep fry till crisp & golden brown.
  • Serve hot with chutney, sambar, curd rice or pongal.

Note

  • You can make thayir vadai, sambar vadai also.
  • Dont add too much water while grinding.
  • You can add rice flour [1 tbsp] instead of rava
  • For best crispy medhu vada sprinkle water & grind in wet grinder
  • You can add finely chopped onion
  • Use whole urad dal
  • After grinding mix well the batter

How to make Medu vada- Step by step Pictures

Grind soaked urad dal in stone mortarGrind soaked urad dal in stone mortar

Finely grind with less water. sprinkle water then grind to smooth batterFinely grind with less water. sprinkle water then grind to smooth batter

Add onion, ginger, green chilli, coconut, curry leaves & salt mix wellAdd onion, ginger, green chilli, coconut, curry leaves & salt mix well

Make ballsMake balls

Flatten & shape vadaFlatten & shape vada

Drop it in hot oil, deep fry till crispDrop it in hot oil, deep fry till crisp

Flip over fry both sidesFlip over fry both sides

Now its ready, remove it from oilNow its ready, remove it from oil


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