Medu Vada is a crispy, soft and tasty South Indian snack dish made with ground and seasoned urad dhal batter fried into a small doughnut-like shape. It is is perfect for breakfast and tea-time snacks.
Medu Vada | Ulundu Vadai
Breakfast / Snacks
Wash and soak the urad dhal in water for about 2 hours
Drain the urad dhal and transfer it to the blender
Grind the soaked urad dhal in blender by adding water gradually in batches
Blend the batter to a fluffy thick consistency
Transfer the vada batter to the bowl
Add onion, peppercorn, green chili, curry leaves, salt, rice flour, and coriander leaves
Combine all ingredients well
Take a medium-sized ball-shaped vada batter and make a hole in the middle
Gradually add the batter to the oil in the pan with medium heat and fry
On and off flip the sides of the batter
Repeat this until both the sides turn golden brown in color
Drain the Medu vada from oil
Serve the medu vada or ulundhu vada with coconut chutney as a snack or with Idli and dosa for breakfast. You could also consume as it is.