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Medu vadas Recipe

Medu vadas is a popular Indian Snack
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On :
Tuesday, 9 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 2 cups - Urad Dal (skinned)
  • ½ tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 8 black pepper Corns
  • 8 to 10 green chilies (finely chopped)
  • 1€ piece Ginger (finely chopped)
  • oil for deep frying
  • salt to taste
  • How to Make Medu vadas:

    1. Soak the dal in water for 3-4 hours.
    2. Drain out the water.
    3. Grind the dal into a thick fine paste using very little water.
    4. Add ginger, cumin seeds, pepper corns, green chilies and salt to taste and mix well.
    5. Turn a small steel bowl upside down and put some water on it.
    6. Place 2 heaped tbsp of the dal batter and flatten with your fingers.
    7. Make a hole in the centre of the vada.
    8. Pick up the vada carefully and slide it into the hot oil and deep fry till golden.
    9. Serve hot with coconut chutney.


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