Medu Vada Making Made Easier

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Dec. 24, 2007

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: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 162Calories from Fat 77

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.8%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 75 mg3.13%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g5%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%


Protein 6 g12%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet