Monday, June 4, 2012

Urad dhal Fritters / Methu Vadai recipe

Urad dhal Fritters / Methu Vadai recipe

Ingredients:

urad dhal / Black gram / Ulundu  - 1 1/2 cup , heaped
Pepper Corns - 1/2 tsp
Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
Onion - 1 no , Chopped
Carrot  - 3 tsp , minced
Hing - 1 pinch
Oil - for frying
Salt - to taste
Green Chilli - 1 no , minced
Rice Flour - 2 tsp

Method :

Soak the uraad dhal  for 40 minutes , Grind it to a paste by sprinkling water . Add the onions , Carrot , Pepper corns, Cumin Seeds , hing , salt , green chilli , rice flour and mix well .


Put some water in your palm and make it wet . Now take some batter , put it on the wet palm and shape like a donuts and make a hole in the middle of the batter .Heat oil in a kadai and drop the donuts shaped batter to the hot oil .



Deep fry them till they turn golden brown in colour .Enjoy this fritters with Chutney or Sambar .



This also can be served as a breakfast along with Idly , pongal .


23 comments:

  1. Hi there,

    My hus and I love medhu vada....its always on our menu at any south indian restaurant. I have tried making it only once. Thanks for sharing.

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  2. perfect shaped vada and never tried with carrot ... want to try..

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  3. Awesome clicks of vada..making me hungry..lol

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  4. Very yummy wada's..... Thanks for linking to my event

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  5. nice and crisp vada's .loved the addition of carrot in it.surely it added a nice colour and nutrition.lovely!!

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  6. vadas look very crispy... best to serve with coconut chutney..

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  7. my fav dish at restaurants..but never tried..just bookmarked your recipe.
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  8. Never used carrot in vada before. And the golden brown vadas are just perfect.

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  9. These savory fritters do look delicious, love the mix of carrots and onions in there-yum!

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  10. The addition of carrot is new; this is a favourite. Thankyou for participating in CWS-Black Gram event, hosted this month at: http://tiffincarrierantiques.blogspot.com/

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  11. Love the crispy vadas always..Yours looks so crisp and soft :)
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  12. mendu vada looks perfect and delicious

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  13. Crispy and delicious vadas..A family favorite of ours

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  14. wow..super crisp n delicious,adding carrots is new to me in this recipe,will try next tym:-)

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  15. One of my fav snacks.. with hot piping sambhar.!! Love the clicks btw.

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  16. vada looks fabulous lovely snack thank you for linking to the cooking with love aunt event

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  17. Adding carrot to medhu vada is something new to me.Looks fabulous.Thanks for dropping in at my place.Hope to see more from you.

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  18. Adding carrots to medhu vada is something new to me..Looks fabulous.
    Thanks for dropping in at my place.Hope to see more from you.following you too.

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  19. Preethi, the round up has been posted on my blog; have sent you a mail too. http://tiffincarrierantiques.blogspot.com/2012/07/cooking-with-seeds-june-2012-black-gram.html

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