Sunday, May 19, 2013

MEDHU VADA ( Cocktail & Traditional Style )

Medhu vada is a traditional South Indian breakfast dish. It can be served as a snack too.I have made it cocktail pakora style perfect to serve as a party snack. 

Urad dal... 2 cups or as needed
Onions .... 2 small (chopped finely)
Coriander leaves ... handful
Green chillies .... 2-3 (chopped finely)
Baking soda ..... a pinch
Salt ...... to taste
Oil ........ to fry


Cocktail Medhu Vadas
1. Soak urad dal for 2-3 hours. Grind it without adding water.
2. Mix the chopped onions, green chillies, coriander leaves, baking soda and salt.
3. Drop spoonful of batter into the kadai and fry until crisp..

Traditional Style Medhu Vadas

1. Wet the palm of your hand and place handful of batter. Make a hole in the center like doughnuts.
2. Deep fry the vadas until crisp and golden.
3.Serve with coconut chutney and sambar.

Note: Add salt just before frying the vadas as it leaves water.


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  1. delicious and so perfectly done... would love to have them with chutney!!! Thanks for sending this yummy recipe to my event.. Looking for more yummy recipes...

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  2. Both the versions of medhu vada not only sound delicious but is one of my favorite snacks. In this post, i am particularly fond of the cute cocktail version

    1. Thanks dear. Cocktail version dahi vadas also are so yummy.

  3. Cocktail medhu vadas sound so much fun..they will be perfect for starters at parties ..we at home are huge fan of medhu vadas ...


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