Medhu vadai recipe
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
Prep. Time → 180 min
Cook Time → 30 min
1. Rinse the urad dal in water a couple of times and soak them in water for 4-5 hours.
Drain well and transfer all the lentils in a grinder.
First add 1 tbsp water and grind for a few minutes. Grind again in intervals scraping and stirring the batter a few times.
When the batter has become smooth, fluffy and soft, stop grinding.
Add the crushed black pepper, cumin, green chilies, asafetida and salt to the ground batter. Mix well and keep aside.
Shape the medu vada.
Heat oil in a pan and fry the vadas in medium hot oil till golden and crisp.
Drain the vadas on paper napkins.
Serve the vadas hot with coconut chutney and sambar.
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