Medu Vada

By Rita Arora  |  12th May 2016  |  
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    About Medu Vada Recipe

    Indian savoury doughnut is a South Indian breakfast. Medu vada is made from urad dal, a delightful dish from the South India.

    Medu Vada is a mouthwatering dish which is perfect to serve at any occasion. It is a recipe of South Indian cuisine which is very famous in the whole worldwide. This is very amazing in taste and it contains a lot of health benefiting nutrients. It is a quick and easy recipe and you can easily prepare restaurant style Medu Vada at your home. Medu Vada by Rita Arora will help you to prepare the perfect Medu Vada at your home. You don't need any extra effort or time to prepare this. It just needs 10 minute for the preparation and 30 minute for cooking. Whether it is a grand party or a normal kitty party, it is a perfect dish to serve and to get the compliments from your guests. This recipe follows the perfect art of cooking that gives an amazing texture to this and differentiate it from other dishes. In the Better Butter recipes, you will find the step by step process of this recipe by which you can know how to make the delicious Medu Vada.

    Medu Vada

    Ingredients to make Medu Vada

    • 200 grams urad dal
    • 2 to 3 tbsp chopped coriander
    • salt to taste
    • 1 tsp pepper powder
    • hing 1 pinch
    • 1/2 tsp chilly powder
    • 1/2 cup chopped onion
    • oil to fry

    How to make Medu Vada

    1. Soak Urad dal for 6 hours or overnight. Blend it into a coarse paste.
    2. Whip it with your hand for 5 to 10 mins or, till it becomes light and fluffy. Take a Frying pan, add oil to it let it heat.
    3. Take a bowl and add blended urad dal, onion, cumin seeds, pepper, coriander leaves, hing, and salt as per taste. Mix all these ingredients well.
    4. Take a lump with wet hands, make doughnut and deep fry in the oil till it turns to golden colour. Serve with Sambhar or coconut chutney.

    My Tip:

    Keep the vadas in oven for 5 to 7 minutes at a low temperature to make the vadas more crispy

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