Deep fried vadas

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 4 cups - urad dal
  • 1 cup - ordinary rice
  • 1 tsp - ginger grated
  • 1 tbsp - coconut, grated coarsely
  • 8-10 whole pepper corns
  • 1 tsp - cumin seeds
  • salt to taste
  • oil to deep fry

How to Make Deep fried vadas

  • Wash and soak dal and rice together in plenty of water overnight.
  • Drain, grind to a soft batter, a fine grain should be felt in it.
  • Do not make the batter thin. It should be thick enough to shape vadas.
  • Add all ingredients and beat well with hand to incorporate air.
  • Heat oil, wet palm and take an idli sized lump on fingers palm side up.
  • Make a hole in the middle with thumb.
  • Slip gently into hot oil, repeat for more.
  • Or use a medhu vada press.
  • Fry 5-6 at a time on medium flame.
  • Drain, serve hot with chutney and sambar, or accompany with idli.