Medu vadas

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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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

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