Medu Vada / Uzhunn vada

Uzhunn vada / Medu vada is a popular snack in South India. It's also known as Indian savory Doughnut as it's shapes resembles the same. It's simple easy to make these crispy dal fritters at home.
  1. Urad dal- 1 1/2 cup
  2. Ginger thinly chopped- 1 tsp
  3. Green chilly-1 nos
  4. Hing / Asafoetida-a pinch
  5. Pepper powder- 1/2 tsp
  6. Salt-to taste
  7. Curry leaves thinly chopped-1 tbsp
  8. Coriander leaves chopped thinly-1 tbsp
  • Wash and soak urad dal in water for for at least four hours.
  • Drain it and grind it by adding green chilly and ginger chopped.
  • Grind in to a coarse paste by adding only one or two tablespoon of water.
  • Add chopped hing, coriander leaves and curry leaves in to it.
  • Add only enough salt in to it and mix well for 2 minutes. (to remove air bubbles in it)
  • Heat oil in a deep frying pan.
  • Wet your hand with water.
  • Take a bowl of grinding paste and make a hole in it's centre by pressing with your thumb finger
  • Quickly add it in to the hot oil.
  • Add all the vada's in this way by applying water on your hand in each step.
  • Fry it in low flame (if the flame is high; the inner part didn't get cooked well.) until nice golden in color.
  • Drain in to paper towels.
  • Serve hot and enjoy the taste with a cup of tea.
Medu Vada / Uzhunn vada Medu Vada / Uzhunn vada Reviewed by fejnaem on 20:53 Rating: 5
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