medhu vadai recipe

medhu vadai recipe


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About this recipe: Medhu Vadai (Ulundu Vadai) Recipe - famous south Indian snack. A guide to making Crispy Medhu Vadai Recipe. We provide free recipes for all-HungryForever

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  • 1 cup Urad Dal/Black Gram
  • ¼ tsp Crushed Black Pepper
  • ½ tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 Green Chili (chopped)
  • ½ tsp Hing (asafetida)
  • 2-3 tbsp Water
  • Salt as required
  • Oil for deep-frying


  1. Rinse the urad dal in water a couple of times and soak them in water for 4-5 hours.
  2. Drain well and transfer all the lentils in a grinder.
  3. First add 1 tbsp water and grind for a few minutes. Grind again in intervals scraping and stirring the batter a few times.
  4. When the batter has become smooth, fluffy and soft, stop grinding.
  5. Add the crushed black pepper, cumin, green chilies, asafetida and salt to the ground batter. Mix well and keep aside.
  6. Shape the medu vada.
  7. Heat oil in a pan and fry the vadas in medium hot oil till golden and crisp.
  8. Drain the vadas on paper napkins.
  9. Serve the vadas hot with coconut chutney and sambar.

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