Medu Vada ( South Indian Recipe)


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Medu Vada ( South Indian Recipe)

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Most South Indians consider breakfast incomplete without Medu Vada. Whether they have idli, dosa, pongal or upma, they like to add a crispy, tasty and protein-rich urad dal vada to the platter. In fact, when you have breakfast in a South Indian restaurant, even in the remote villages, you will be fascinated to see the waiter reel out the list of breakfast combos, almost all of them featuring vada! Serving them fresh with sambhar and coconut chutney however is doubly delightful.

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Medu Vada ( South Indian Recipe) recipe - How to make Medu Vada ( South Indian Recipe)

Soaking Time:  2 hours.   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 14 medu vadas. (14 medu vada )
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Method
    Method
  1. Clean, wash and soak the urad dal in enough water for atleast 2 hours.
  2. Drain, add the green chillies, pepper, curry leaves and ginger and blend in a mixer to a smooth batter, adding little water.
  3. Add the salt and mix well and divide the mixture into 8 equal portions. Keep aside.
  4. Wet your hand.
  5. Take a portion of the mixture in your hand.
  6. Make a hole in the centre with your thumb.
  7. Heat oil in a kadhai, upturn your hand and drop the wada in oil.
  8. Deep fry the wada till both sides turn golden brown in colour.
  9. Repeat with the remaining batter to make 7 more medu wadas.
  10. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve hot with fried coconut chutney and sambhar.
Accompaniments

Coconut Chutney ( Idlis and Dosas) 
Sambar ( Sambhar, Idlis and Dosas) 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per medu vada
Energy97 cal
Protein3.6 g
Carbohydrates8.9 g
Fiber1.8 g
Fat5.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium6 mg

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Medu Vada ( South Indian Recipe)
5
 on 20 Jun 18 07:05 PM


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Tarla Dalal    Ranjit, we are delighted you liked the recipe and thanks for your feedback.
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09 Jul 18 12:04 PM
Medu Vada ( South Indian Recipe)
5
 on 18 Jun 18 01:02 PM


Medu Vada ( South Indian Recipe)
5
 on 09 Jun 18 03:49 PM


ur recepie is d best..really liked it
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Zamir, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them..Happy Cooking !!
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09 Jun 18 04:36 PM
Medu Vada ( South Indian Recipe)
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 on 13 Nov 17 06:31 PM


I have tried many of ur recipes n use to feel happy my children have liked every recipe I use to prepare from ur books nown trying to fulfil the grand daughter demands. Thanks for the easy methods to prepare
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them..Happy Cooking !!
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14 Nov 17 08:36 AM
Medu Vada ( South Indian Recipe)
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 on 23 Jun 17 09:33 PM


Hai.mam. Itried first time medu vada receipe. But I can''''t give proper shape & also its not prepared soft. So please help me.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, Do watch the below video it will help you... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQ96ScSXVlY
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26 Jun 17 10:03 AM
Medu Vada ( South Indian Recipe)
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 on 06 Jun 17 01:46 PM


Hii mam, I have a always tried all different recipes under your guidance n have become a best mom wife n daughter in law. . Thanks a lottt...
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks for your kind words. Happy cooking.
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06 Jun 17 02:40 PM
Medu Vada ( South Indian Recipe)
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 on 05 Jun 17 03:49 PM


Hi Mam I tried this recipe but the batter leaves water once I add the salt after grinding . Then it is highly difficult to shape the vadas. Kindly guide.
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Tarla Dalal    At step 2 the amount of water you add while grinding needs to be monitored very carefully. Add just enough water to make a batter of dropping consistency like bhajia and not pouring consistency like dosa. This would make shaping the vadas easier. Do try it and share your feedback with us.
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06 Jun 17 02:34 PM
Medu Vada ( South Indian Recipe)
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 on 21 Apr 17 06:43 PM


Mam your recipe is very easy .l tried it n find it is very very tasty. Thanku so much to u
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Anshu, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Happy Cooking !!
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22 Apr 17 08:22 AM
Medu Vada ( South Indian Recipe)
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 on 21 Apr 17 06:37 PM


Medu Vada ( South Indian Recipe)
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 on 05 Mar 17 11:25 AM


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Tarla Dalal    Thanks for the feedback.
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07 Sep 17 11:52 AM
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