In Gujarati
Medu Vada
  • 4 cups urad dal.
  • 1 cup ordinary rice.
  • 1 tsp ginger grated.
  • 1 tbsp coconut grated coarsely.
  • 8-10 whole pepper corns.
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds.
  • salt to taste.
  • oil to deep fry.

  • Wash and soak dal and rice together in plenty of water overnight.
  • Drain grind to a soft batter a fine grain should be felt in it.
  • Do not make the batter thin.
  • It should be thick enough to shape vadas.
  • Add ginger, coconut, pepper corns, cumin seeds & salt and beat well with palm to incorporate air.
  • Heat oil, wet palm and take an idli sized lump on fingers palm side up.
  • Make a hole in the middle with thumb.
  • Slip gently into hot oil.
  • Fry 5-6 at a time on medium flame.
  • Serve hot with chutney and sambar.
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