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vada recipe | garelu vada recipe | urad dal vada | uzhunnu vada with detailed photo and video recipe. a popular south indian crispy snack recipe which is also served with idli for morning breakfast.
medu vadavada recipe | garelu vada recipe | urad dal vada recipe
with step by step photo recipe. medu vada is a popular south indian breakfast recipe served along side with idli and sambar. a south indian breakfast is unfinished without uddina wada or urad dal vada. in some of the popular south indian restaurant, medu vada is also served with the main course along with rice and rasam.

i actually do not remember when i started to like this dish. perhaps this is due to because i started to like this since my childhood. i still remember my school days when i use to crave for medu vada every evening. my dad use to take me to a local restaurant near to my home. he use to serve idli and medu vada dipped in aromatic and spicy coconut sambar plus coconut chutney.

medu vada

being a vegetarians, one of the important nutrients for our body is proteins. and urad dal is richest source of proteins and vitamin b. more importantly, urad dal is also beneficial for womens. it contains magnesium, potassium, calcium which is very essential for women’s healthy pulse. apart from these it is also good for diabetes and is good for mens sexual problems. this medu vada recipe is shared and prepared by my aunty Lalitha doddamma, many many thanks to her.

i have posted several south indian breakfast recipes, like idli collections and dosa collections. check out my instant rava uttappa recipeoats dosa rava dosamysore masala dosadosa, plain dosaneer dosa and sandwhich dosayou can serve these dosas, with either chutney collections or sambar collections. also check out my other instant recipes like bread rollbread sandwichmedu bread vadaaloo bread pakoramasala breadpav bhajivada pav.

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Recipe type: breakfast
Cuisine: south indian
Serves: 12-15 Servings
Ingredients
  • 1 cups of urad dal or uddina bele
  • ¼ cup of channa dal or kadle bele
  • 2 tsp of rice flour
  • 2 green chillies
  • 3 tbsp of dry chopped coconut
  • few curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 inch ginger, finely chopped)
  • pinch of hing
  • salt to taste
  • oil to fry
Instructions ( 1 cup =255 ml)
  1. wash and soak dal in about 3 cups of water for about 2-3 hours.
  2. drain all the water from soaked dal. grind urad dal and channa dal together to smooth paste using very little water. i have used authentic grinding stone, but wet grinder or even mixer grinder can be used.
  3. the batter should be thick and use very little water. the right consistency is very important or otherwise, you will not be able to get the vada shape.
  4. add coriander, green chilli, ginger and chopped dry coconut to the batter. mix it very well.
  5. add 2-3 tsp of rice flour. rice flour is added to make it crispy.
  6. add pinch of hing to make it more digestible.
  7. heat the oil in a frying pan in medium flame. wet your palms and take a lemon size batter.
  8. make hole in the center and slide it into the hot oil.
  9. the vada should float on top of oil.
  10. make sure your oil is not too hot. otherwise the vadas would not cook evenly.
  11. fry on both sides till it becomes golden brown in colour.
  12. serve medu vada immediately with chutney collections or sambar collections.


medu vada recipe | uddina vada recipe | urad dal vada step by step photo recipe:

  1. wash and soak dal in about 3 cups of water for about 2-3 hours.
    medu vada
  2. drain all the water from soaked dal. grind urad dal and channa dal together to smooth paste using very little water. i have used authentic grinding stone, for mixie, check out medu vada recipe in mixie.
    medu vada
  3. the batter should be thick and use very little water. the right consistency is very important or otherwise, you will not be able to get the vada shape.
    medu vada
  4. add coriander, green chilli, ginger and chopped dry coconut to the batter. mix it very well.
    medu vada
  5. add 2-3 tsp of rice flour. rice flour is added to make it crispy.
    medu vada
  6. also add pinch of hing to make it more digestible.
    medu vada
  7. heat the oil in a frying pan in medium flame. wet your palms and take a lemon size batter.
    medu vada
  8. make hole in the center and slide it into the hot oil.
    medu vada
  9. the vada should float on top of oil.
    medu vada
  10. make sure your oil is not too hot. otherwise the vadas would not cook evenly.
    medu vada
  11. fry on both sides till it becomes golden brown in colour.
    medu vada
  12. serve medu vada immediately with chutney collections or sambar collections.
    medu vada


notes

  • medu vada batter should be thick
  • once the batter is grinded, prepare the vada immediately and do not leave it to ferment.
  • 2-3 hours of soaking is enough for urad dal. overnight soaking is not required.

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Hebbar's Kitchen is all about Indian veg recipes. This blog is managed by me Archana and my husband, Sudarshan. I try to post my recipes with simple & easily available ingredients from kitchen. These posts are usually supported by short videos and photo recipes. Learn interesting recipes and share your feedback, as your feedback means a lot to me.

28 COMMENTS

  1. Hi, I am planning to make vada today. Can I add corn flour instead of rice flour to make the vada crispy? Please respond soon. Thank you!

  2. Hi!can we grind udad dal & keep it without adding any of the other ingredients at night in the refrigerator to be used in the next morning

    • I have mentioned it Step 5… Please check out the recipe again… adding rice flour makes ur vadas more crispy

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