Introduction: Urad Dal / Black Gram Medu Vada Recipe - Who's Hungry

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Today we will see how to make Urad Dal Vada, also called as Garelu, uddina vada, ulundu vadai in South India for these Round Disc shaped fritters.

These are one of the very popular South Indian food - especially served for breakfast or as a tea-time snack. They are often served with Tiffin sambar and coconut chutney.

Step 1: Ingredients

Urad dal/black gram - 200 grams

Water - as required

Chopped onions - 1/8 cup

Coriander & Mint leaves - 1/8 cup

Chopped green chilies - 1/4 cup

Ginger-Garlic paste - 1 tsp

Oil - for deep-frying

Baking soda - 1/2 Tsp

Salt - as per the taste

Curry leaves - 1 sprig

Cumin seeds - 1 tsp

Step 2: Rinse and Dry Black Gram/Urad Dal

  1. Take 200gm of Urad dal/black gram.
  2. Put them into a strainer and rinse very quicker.
  3. Soak them in water for 2-3 hours.
  4. Don't let them soak in water for longer time.
  5. Dry them before grinding.

Step 3: Grinding Urad Dal

  1. Put urad dal into a grinding jar.
  2. Add baking soda1/2 Tsp.
  3. Grind into a fine paste.

Step 4: Mixing Batter

    1. Take the vada batter into a mixing bowl.
    2. Add 1 tsp of ginger-garlic paste.
    3. Add Cumin seeds 1 Tsp and Curry leaves.
    4. Add Green chili, Chopped onions, Coriander leaves.
    5. Add Salt as required.
    6. Add water little by little while mixing.
    7. Mix well.

    Step 5: Cooking

    1. Heat oil for deep-frying.
    2. Dip your fingers in water before making each vada.
    3. Take a ball-sized batter and shape it.
    4. Fry that into oil carefully.
    5. Flip them and fry on both sides.
    6. Fry on medium heat until they turn into golden brown color.
    7. The vada is ready to serve it hot.

    Enjoy! TRY IT, you'll LOVE IT.

    That's all Foodie's. Thank you!!

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