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Medhu vada Recipe

Medhu vada is a popular Indian Side dish
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Family friendly Recipe
Course :
Side dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
1 hour
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 3/4 cup - Urad Dal
  • 10-12 - small Onion/shallots (or big Onion - 1), optional
  • 2 - Green chillies
  • 1 inch piece - Ginger
  • 2 tbsp - coriander leaves, chopped
  • curry leaves, a sprig
  • 3-4 pinches - asafetida
  • salt as needed
  • 1/4 cup -water.
  • How to Make Medhu vada:

    1. Soak urad dal for 1 hour. Grind with a little water till fluffy.
    2. Chop onions, ginger, green chillies, coriander and curry leaves, and add all these to the batter along with salt and asafoetida.
    3. Mix well and keep aside for some time.
    4. Meanwhile, heat oil in a kadai. Wet your right hand, make a small ball with the batter, use your thumb to make a hole in the middle and drop it in the oil.
    5. Fry on medium flame, turning the vadas, until both sides are crisp and golden brown.
    6. Serve hot with sambar/coconut chutney.
    7. Recipe and Image courtesy: Rak`s Kitchen


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