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Medu Vada Recipe

Medu Vada is a popular Indian Breakfast
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On :
Wednesday, 18 May, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Breakfast Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
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  • 1 cup - black gram (Urad) Dal
  • 1 tsp - black pepper corns, crushed
  • 2 tbsp - Coconut pieces, finely chopped (optional)
  • salt to taste
  • oil to fry
  • How to Make Medu Vada:

    1. Soak the Dal in water for 2 hours. Drain and grind with salt to a fluffy batter, using just a sprinkling of water.
    2. Add pepper and optional coconut.
    3. Heat oil for deep-frying, till it is moderately hot.
    4. Take a piece of plastic sheet and grease it lightly with oil.
    5. Place about 3 tbsp of the Vadai mixture on it.
    6. Flatten to a disc, about 1/2 cm thick.
    7. Make a depression in the centre with your forefinger.
    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. Well-made medu Vadas are soft and spongy with a thin crisp skin.


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