Medu Vada Tava Sandwich
by Tarla Dalal
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Oh well, who said you could make sandwiches with only buns and breads? Here is a super-duper, totally innovative sandwich made with the all-time favourite south Indian snack, the Medu Vada!
The Medu Vada is cut into two halves horizontally and sandwiched with a mouth-watering mixture of sautéed veggies and onions seasoned with peppy spice powders like garam masala and pav bhaji masala. A generous garnish of coriander gives the filling a wonderful aroma, while a dash of ginger and garlic heightens the flavour of this Medu Vada Tava Sandwich. Enjoy it hot and fresh.
- Cut each medu vada horizontally using a sharp knife, to get 2 piece of each medu vada. Keep aside.
- Heat 1½ tbsp. Of butter on a tava (griddle), add the 2 tbsp of onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
- Add ½ tsp of garlic paste, ¼ tsp of ginger paste and sauté on a medium flame for few seconds.
- Add 2 tbsp tomatoes, 2 tbsp capsicum, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Add ¼ tsp of chilli powder, ¼ tsp of garam masala, ¼ tsp of pav bhaji masala, 2 tbsp coriander and little salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for few seconds, while stirring continuously.
- Place 4 medu vada halves, facing the cut portion downwards over the masala, press lightly and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute. Turn over and cook on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
- Place 1 piece of the vada over the other half, to form a sandwich.
- Repeat steps 2 to 7 to make 2 more vada sandwiches.
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