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Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Medu Vadai/Ulundhu Vadai


Set A:
2 cup Urad dal
1 cup water

Set B:
1/2 Yellow onion (chopped)
1tbsp ginger (minced)
1/2tbsp whole black peppercorns (crushed)
2tbsp Cilantro (chopped)
5-6 Curry leaves (chopped)
4 small green chilli (chopped)
1/4tsp Asafoetida
Oil for deep frying

How to:
  • Soak urad dal for 1 hr and drain the water.
  • In a food processor or wet grinder, grind the urad dal along with the water to a fine but thick batter and transfer into a bowl.
  • Now mix the set B ingredients and heat oil in a deep frying pan, but not smoking hot.
  • With a ice-cream scooper, scoop the batter and drop it in the hot oil and deep fry'em.
  • Flip the vada, fry both the sides and remove when it starts browning.
Serve hot with any chutney or ketchup.


  1. Hi Nithu
    I will try this on coming sunday. I like Medhu vadai very much...Its looking very crispy.But this much vadai is not enough for me.I need more.

  2. Thanks Sudha. DO try and let me know.


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