Milagu Vadai

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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  • 1 cup - Urad dal
  • 1 tsp - rice flour
  • 1/2 tsp - pepper corns
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for frying

How to Make Milagu Vadai

  • Clean the urad dal and soak it for 30 minutes
  • Drain, grind the dal by sprinkling a little water, to a coarse paste.
  • Add the pepper corns and salt
  • Just give a pulse or two to break the pepper corns and take the coarse paste in a bowl.
  • To this urad dal paste, add rice flour and 1 tsp of hot oil and mix well
  • Take a plastic paper and grease it with oil.
  • Take 1 lemon size ball of the urad dal batter and place it on top of the plastic paper
  • Cover the plastic paper with another greased plastic paper
  • Place a flat bowl on top of the cover and press the bowl gently to make a flat round vada as thin as possible. Apply the pressure evenly.
  • The patti should be very thin to get a crispy vada.
  • Gently remove the top cover and with a wet index finger make a hole in the middle.
  • Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan.
  • Gently remove the plastic cover from the vadai patti and deep fry all the vadas.
  • Drain excess oil on a kitchen towel.
  • Serve.
  • Recipe courtesy: Subbu's Kitchen