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Medu Vada Making Made Easier

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Medu Vada is a favourite on many occasions and is an excellent breakfast item in the south indian cooking . here is a method by which it can be easily prepared..
  Urad dal powder 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Pepper To Taste
  Curry leaves To Taste
  Salt To Taste
  Cooking oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For deep frying)

1. In a mixer, attach whipping ladle, pour water and 1 cup of urad dal powder, add pepper, salt and curry leaves, blend to get a homogeneous consistency. Mix some more urad dal powder to get a thick consistency.

2. In a medium wok, heat oil.
3. Take a plastic sheet, apply some water on it, pour a spoonful of batter onto the sheet, using your wet hand make a donut shape. Transfer it to your hand and gently slide into the wok, fry from both the sides until they turn brown from both the sides.

4. Serve as a snack or as breakfast along with sambhar and chutney.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 162 Calories from Fat 77

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.4%

Saturated Fat 1.3 g6.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 75.8 mg3.2%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g4.9%

Dietary Fiber 4.1 g16.5%

Sugars 0.5 g

Protein 6 g11.2%

Vitamin A 6.8% Vitamin C

Calcium 12.4% Iron 2.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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