Medu vada

Medu vada 
Medu vada, another delicacy of south is a very popular dish among South Indian and all over India, it is basically a fried donut-shaped vada made out of urad dal. medu vada is a very special tasty dish acquire some time for its preparation but all the waiting will be fruitful for this delicious, flavourful recipe today I am gonna show you how to make this delicious made vada's I learn this recipe from my mom and grandmother so what are you waiting for start collecting the ingredients and begin to make this medu vada


For batter

2 cups urad dal (soaked overnight or at least for 7 to 8 hours in water)
2-3 green chillies
1-2 inches ginger
2- 3 stalks of curry leaves

For mixing after

1/2tsp ginger
1tbspCoconut (cut in small shavings)
5-6 curry leaves (chopped)
Salt to taste
Oil for frying

Method of preparation

  • Wash and soak urad dal in water for overnight or for at least 7-8 hour.
  • After the urad dal is soaked and bloomed remove the excess water.
  • Then add green chillies, ginger, curry leaves and grind the ingredients with no water in small-small batches (Note: if the batter is very tough, add little water but not very much).
  • After all the mixture is ground check the correctness of the batter by adding a small amount in water if the batter floats mean it is perfect and ready to fry
  • Now add some finely chopped ginger, coconut, curry leaves and salt, mix it well.
  • To fry the medu vada, heat oil in the frying pan.
  • Wet your hands and take a small gulp of batter in your one hand then wet your finger and make a hole in it like donuts and put that in the hot oil.
  • (Note turn oil on medium to low flame once it is hot.)
  • Fry the medu vada's flipping occasionally until well cooked and crispy golden brown.
  • Now the serve this hot medu vada with coconut chutney and sambhar.
check out the recipe for coconut chutney

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