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Madras Medu Vada Recipe

Madras Medu Vada is a popular Indian Starter
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On :
Friday, 23 June, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Starter Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 2 cups - black gram (Urad) dal
  • 2 tsp - black pepper corns, crushed
  • 4 tbps Coconut pieces, finely chopped, optional
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil to fry
  • How to Make Madras Medu Vada:

    1. Soak the dal in water for few hours.
    2. Grind with salt to a fluffy batter, using just a sprinkling of water.
    3. Add pepper and optional coconut.
    4. Heat oil for deep frying, till it is moderately hot.
    5. Place about 3 tbsps of the Vadai mixture on your palm.
    6. Flatten to a disc, about 0.5 cm thick.
    7. Make a hole in the center with your fore finger.
    8. Transfer it carefully into the oil.
    9. Shape 3 or 4 more Vadas and drop into the oil.
    10. Fry on moderate heat till the Vadas are cooked and golden brown.
    11. Serve hot with tea and coconut chutney.


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