Monday, August 19, 2019

Urad dal Vada/Uddina Vade/medu vada

Urad Dal Vada/Uddina vada is a soft fritter made from Urad dal , it is a very tasty, crispy, fluffysnacks/Breakfast along with Idly. They're known by many different names: urad dal vada, garelu, uzhunnu vada, uddina vada, ulundu vadai. It is very famous in Karnataka, India. The main ingredients are Urad dal, onion, , ginger and green chillis. The dercription is below. Do prepare and enjoy the tasty recipe.
Preparation time: over night soaking of urad dal and preparation takes about 20 minutes.

Urad dal- 2 cups (Soaked overnight and smoothly grind it to get thicker batter just like lightly thick butter)
Black pepper- 1/2 tsp (coarsely ground)
Chopped Curry leaves
Ginger- 1/2 inch ( grated or finely chopped)
Chopped Green chilli -3 nos
Salt- as per taste
Chopped Coriander leaves -1 tbsp 

Chopped Onion -1 cup
Coconut - 1 tbsp (use finely chopped fresh coconut)
Oil for Deep Frying


  1. Wash the Urad dal.
  2. Soak The urad dal overnight or for 5 hours and drain the water.
  3. Grind it to get smooth and lightly coarse batter.
  4. Take the smoothly ground batter and thoroughly mix well to fill the air to the batter/dough and make it fluffy.
  5. Mix all the above ingredients and batter to get well blend mixture. The batter should not be too watery, it should be of Lightly thick butter consistency.
  6. Take oil for deep frying, Let the oil heat up.
  7. Apply water to your palm. Take a big lemon sized ball of the batter/dough
  8.  & gently Make the ball. 
  9. Make a hole in the middle and fry to golden brown. 
  10. Take out the vada and drain oil on tissue
  11. Serve the fluffy crispy Medu vada with Mint chutney or coconut chutney.

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