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Medhu Vada

tilak's picture
Tasty and Delicious
Ingredients
  Urad dal 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Rice 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Ordinary)
  Ginger 1 Teaspoon, grated
  Coconut 1 Tablespoon, grated coarsely
  Whole peppercorns 10
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (To Deep Fry)
Directions

Wash and soak dal and rice together in plenty of water overnight.

Drain, grind to a soft batter, a fine grain should be felt in it.

Do not make the batter thin. It should be thick enough to shape vadas.

Add all ingredients and beat well with hand to incorporate air.

Heat oil, wet palm and take an idli sized lump on fingers palm side up.

Make a hole in the middle with thumb.

Slip gently into hot oil, repeat for more.

Or use a medhu vada press.

Fry 5-6 at a time on medium flame.

Drain, serve hot with chutney and sambar, or accompany with idli.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Tamil
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Urad Dal
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes
Servings: 
7

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1 Comment

Fatimah's picture
I like some of your recipes. Most of them come with hindi names of ingredients which I do not understand. If this is translated into English it will be easy for me to purchase the correct item needed.