Monday, May 25, 2009

Vada / Methu Vada

Urad dhal / Ulundhu - 1 cup
Onion - 1 ( finely chopped )
Green chillies ( finely chopped )
Curry leaves - few ( finely chopped )
Corriander leaves - few ( finey choped )
Black pepper - 5 to 6 ( crushed )
Salt to taste
Oil - for frying
  • Wash and soak Urad dhal for atleast 1 hour.
  • Wash again and drain all water and wet grind in a grinder or a regular blender adding very litlle water. (1/4 cup water should be fine and no more than that).
  • Mean while heat oil in a kadai and keep ready.
  • Add chopped onion,green chillies, curry leaves, corriander leaves, black pepper and salt to the batter and mix thoroughly.
  • Wet your palm and spread little batter and shape it like a doughnut using your other other hand.
  • Make a hole in the center and drop very carefully in the heated oil and deep fry until golden and crispy on both sides.
  • Drain excess oil using a paper towel .

Serve hot with sambar and chutney.