Monday, 12 November 2012

Medu Vada




Medu Vada is a traditional South Indian recipe.This delicious vadas are normally eaten for breakfast and are famous tiffin items for kids.
These medu vadas are so crispy on the outside and  fluffy inside and are best served with sambar and coconut chutney.
Enjoy these crispy and simply delicious snack .

 

Ingredients :

  1. Urad dal / Mash dal  -  1 cup
  2. Rice flour  -  1 tbsp for the crisp
  3. Black pepper powder   -  1 tsp
  4. Coconut   -  2 tbsp (thinly sliced)
  5. Curry leaves  -  1 tbsp (chopped)
  6. Green chillies  -  2-3 (finely chopped)
  7. Ginger-garlic paste  -  1/2 tsp
  8. Salt  -  to taste
  9. Ajwain / carom seeds  -  1/4 tsp (optional)

Method :

  1. Wash and soak the urad dal in water 6-7  hours or overnight.
  2. Drain all the water and blend into a fine paste.No need to add additional water.the mixture should be slightly thick.
  3. Now add black pepper powder, chopped green chillies ,curry leaves, sliced coconut, ginger-garlic paste, carom seeds, salt and rice flour. Mix well.
  4. Take the batter into a deep bowl and beat with hand for about 2-3 minute to make the batter light.
  5. Keep a bowl with water ready before frying vadas.
  6. Heat oil in wok on a medium to low flame.
  7. Wet your hand and take lemon sized batter in your hand and with your thumb make a hole in the center, immediately slide it in the hot oil.
  8. Deep fry the vadas till nicely golden brown in color.
  9. Remove on a paper towel.
  10. Your crispy tasty medu vadas are ready .
  11. Serve hot with coconut chutney or sambhar.


Note :

  1. Test fry the vadas.
  2. If the batter is too thick and the vadas don't come as fluffy and light , then add very little water.
                    

                  Enjoy and Good luck :) 



Linking to: - Street Food of India 
 

                    

 

 

 


 

 

                           

                  

                                




12 comments:

Anonymous said...

yummy! your vada's look too delicious..
i'm surely gonna try this.

divya said...

Happy Diwali to you and your family dear.looks soo delectable n delicious :)

Amelia said...

Hi Kausers, Happy Diwali to you and family. Hope you have a great time.

Your vada look delicious, yum yum
Have a great week ahead,regards.

kausers kitchen said...

Thanx divyaji and amelia ...Happy diwali to u too...enjy ur tym wid ur luvd ones :)

Swasthi said...

Medu vada looks crisp and perfect Kauser!

Zoe said...

Hi Kauser,

Your Medu Vada look delicious. Yum!

Nice to have you visiting and following my blog. I'm happy to follow you back :D

Zoe

Priya said...

I'll happily have some rite now,all time favourite vadas.

Veena Theagarajan said...

yummy and crispy vada!
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Shabbu said...

Looks yummy...Happy to follow u..
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Sangeetha said...

Medhu Vada looks perfect n inviting too...thanks for introducing me to ur lovely blog...following u :)

Rosh said...

Looks delicious...very popular snack in Kerala. Thanks for linking this lovely recipe to my event :)

Nivedhanams Sowmya said...

Thanks for sending this yummy recipe to my event.. Looking for more yummy recipes...
Sowmya
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