Monday, December 06, 2010

Medu Vada

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Medu Vada:

Medu Vada is one of the traditional South Indian delicacy.  This famous fried snack has an integral part  in almost all functions...!

It is an excellent breakfast menu with hot spongy Idlis, crispy golden dosa, ghee flavored pongal dunked in spicy sambar..and with yummy sweet pongal...!!!

I too love this piping hot deep fried crispy Medu vadas with  coconut chutney !!! YUM ..!

Here comes the easy to follow healthy Medu vada recipe..:)


Ingredients:

  • Urad dal                        - 2 ½ cup
  • Raw rice                        - 2 tbsp
  • Green chilly                   - 2
  • Peppercorns                 - 1 tsp
  • Onion                           - 1
  • Asafetida pwd               - a pinch
  • Curry & coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil to fry


Method:



  1. Wash and soak urad dal and a tbsp of raw rice in water for 1 hr.
  2. Drain the water and grind it by adding salt, 1 green chilly.
  3. Transfer the batter to a bowl.
  4. Add crushed peppercorns, finely chopped onion, green chilly, curry and coriander leaves
  5. Mix well by adding a pinch of asafetida pwd.
  6. Heat oil in deep pan for frying.
  7. Take small portion of batter.
  8. Shape into Vadas and deep fry to golden brown.


  1. Crispy, tempting Medu Vadas ready!


Meet you in next post…until then,

Take Care ...bye... 
               Jay

53 comments:

  1. Love d additions of onions in this...V make them without them..The vadas look so crispy n yumm... !!

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  2. I dont bother to grab some rite now, tempting vadas..

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  3. Yummy crispy vadas...a perfect breakfast accompaniment with dosas, chutney and hot sambar.

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  4. Thank you dearies..:D

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  5. i am hungry......me droolin over it

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  6. This is what I want for this chilli weather sounds and looks yum

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  7. I can't describe how much I love them with chutney! Hehehe ;)

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  8. vada with onion is looking delicious

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  9. delicious vada our favourite

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  10. Hey Jay,

    Love vadas anytime...:)

    Dr.Sameena@

    http://www.myeasytocookrecipes.blogspot.com

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  11. Dear Jay
    How are you?
    Medu Vadas are for ever. cant stop eating them. Also I learnt from the blog the addition of bit of rice to make it surface crunchy. I surprise my Bong friends with surface crunchy Medu Vada...I take note of adding a bit of hing. Will use next time.
    have great week

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  12. Oh my..Jay..I was craving for vadas yday and now seeing this i cannot resist ..Looks perfect and crispy...

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  13. crispy , yummy n tempting---wow !!

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  14. Winter has arrived. Great time for snacks like these. It will go great with hot tea or coffee. :-)

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  15. crispy vadas jay..wonderful vada

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  16. Crispy looking vadas.....Slurp!

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  17. Gud one Jay! My hubby LOVES medu vadas! M gona try dis way out 4 sure! :) Thnx!

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  18. Jaya,

    Vada looks delicious and crispy. Sure treat with treat.

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  19. Crispy and yummy...so tempting.

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  20. Yummy n Crispy Vadas ...... my all time fav :)

    Cheers,
    Satrupa

    http://satrupa-foodforthought.blogspot.com

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  21. I dont mind it with my cup of Tea... right away ..What say?

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  22. I have eaten these before and I must say they were delicious!

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  23. Looks so very delicious..very nicely done!!

    US Masala

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  24. Jay, looks perfect! I can never get the round shape.

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  25. perfect vadai, beautifully done with holes, yumm

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  26. I have never been able to get the shape right.. Yours looks perfect!

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  27. Very tempting and wonderful looking....

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  28. Tempting vadas! Would be perfect with hot sambar :-)

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  29. they look so perfect and delicious!

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  30. Looks like they are just out from the frying pan,they look so spongy and yummy and too hard to resist,I can gobble up a bunch of these.mmm.mmm

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  31. Medhu Vadas look awesome! Would love some with sambhar :)

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  32. Awesome crispy vadas..love to grab some.

    Aaha Oho

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  33. Thanx for all your loving comments..:))

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  34. Looks delicious and my favourite.

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  35. This is all time fav one and looks so yummy..

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  36. All time fave. snack. lovely click, Jay.

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  37. ooh cant resist to taste these yummy vadas, my son's fav.on seeing this he is started asking me to make for him. perfect snack for this wonderful weather

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  38. WOW that is one intriguing recipe they look like doughnuts but the ingredients are so different, beans, rice and all things nice like spice. Your blog is a great inspiration for Indian foodies well done.

    Cheers from Audax in Sydney Australia.

    And thank you for the kind comments on my blog and becoming a follower.

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  39. An award for my new indian friend on my blog.
    J'aime beaucoup tes beignets.
    See soon.

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  40. supper perfect and delicious!

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  41. Love to have these crispy vadas

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  42. I m glad you liked this recipe..Thanks for the lovely feedback..:)

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  43. Tempting vadas. I love the onion falvor...

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  44. this is fab i need some of them with bowl of sambar....slurp :)

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  45. There is a shop near my hospital which makes crisp vadas. The only problem is,it has to be taken then and there.By the time I take it home,it cools down and becomes soft.

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  46. I love vada and yours are fried to a golden perfection!

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