Thursday, August 18, 2016

Cripy Medhu Vadai | Crispy Urad Dal Fritters

Medhu vada/Urad dal Fritters is a south Indian breakfast or snack food . They are often served with sambar, coconut chutney and pongal. If you want to make crispy vada/crispy fritters, just add rice flour or baking soda helps the vadas be stay crisp even after turning cold. But today i tried these vada's/fritters with baking soda. Lets move on to the recipe !!!

  • Whole urad dhal without skin - 1 cup
  • Small Onions, finely chopped - 6 to 8 nos
  • Ginger, minced - 1 tbsp
  • Green chillies, finely chopped - 2 or 3 nos
  • pepper powder - 1 tbsp
  • Curry leaves and coriander leaves- few
  • Baking soda - a pinch
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Salt to taste  


    To make vada Batter:-

    • Wash and soak urad dhal for an hour.
    • Drain and grind it in a wet grinder or food processor into a fine and thick paste by adding little water.Batter will become fluffy and transfer to another bowl.
    • Now add onion, ginger, green chillies, curry leaves, coriander leaves, pepper powder, baking soda and salt. Mix well. Let it sit for 3-5 minutes.
    To make crispy vada:-
    • Heat oil in a wok/kadai. 
    • Take a small piece of batter and make a hole in the center using the thumb finger.
    • Drop the vada gently into the oil and flip both the sides.
    • Cook the vada till both side turn golden brown.
    • Remove & drain in a tissue paper.
    • Serve hot with sambar and coconut chutney.

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