Monday, March 23, 2009

Greengram Medhu Vada

I bookmarked this protein packed but unfortunately deep fried snacks from my blogger friend Divya's blog..when i saw her medhu vada i really tempted to try them immediately..everytime while doing my shopping to Indian grocery store, i used to forget completely to pick a pack of whole green grams..when i went last time i took these protein rich whole green grams n tried out Divya's Medhu vadais..They turned out really soft n crispy..with spicy coconut chutney these medhu vadais tasted amazing..personnally i prefered these medhu vadas then urad dal medhu vadas..Thanks to Divya for this crispy n soft medhu vadas..i prepared without steam cooking the green grams as divya did, but i have soaked the green grams overnite n the urad dal for an hour before grinding..Divya 's steam cooking version suits prefect if u r want to prepare these delicious greengram medhu vada within a hour...U can see her green gram medhu vada recipe here...


2cups Whole green gram (soaked overnite)
1cup Urad dal
Salt to taste
1no Onion ( finely chopped)
2nos Green chillies(chopped finely)
1tsp Ginger (chopped)
5nos Curry leaves (chopped)
3tsp Coriander leaves (finely chopped)
1tsp Pepper corns (crushed)
1/2tsp Fennel seed powder
Oil for Deepfrying

Soak the urad dal for an hour before grinding, grind first the whole green gram for few minutes add immediatey the urad dal, (dont add water at all) grind both urad dal n whole green gram bit coarsely,add the salt to the dals,this help the dals to grind together well, now add the chopped onion, chopped green chillies, chopped ginger pieces, chopped curry leaves, crushed peppercorns, fennel seed powder(i have added the salt while grinding)..mix everything well with ur fingers..

Heat oil for deepfrying, take a small ball from the medhu vada batter n flatten them with ur fingers, drop gently one by one to the medium hot oil..deep fry the vadas until they turn brown, fry everything as small batches, drain the excess of oil with a paper towel..

Serve hot with spicy chutney!!

27 comments:

  1. Using Moonga dal in Urad vada is so unique, love the color too. Good one! :)

    ReplyDelete
  2. i haven't heard of this till now ..mixing of urud n moong dal..nice vadas priya!!

    ReplyDelete
  3. Great idea making medhu vada with moong dhal, sounds yum !

    ReplyDelete
  4. Moong Vada sounds good Priya. Looks very delicious. May I have that plate :)

    ReplyDelete
  5. moong dal for medhu vada is such a unique idea!! much healthier too1

    ReplyDelete
  6. This is new to me Priya, looks yummy too, I have to get some whole moong dhal and prepare these vadas soon :)

    ReplyDelete
  7. Moong dhal vada loos yumm..Nice color and healthy too..Delicious..

    ReplyDelete
  8. Adding moongdal gives vada more texture and nice taste.Looks delicious. This will be a nice combo with your kesar kheer.Both looks yummy..

    ReplyDelete
  9. Love the moong dal in the vadas! Looks great!

    ReplyDelete
  10. Loved the moonga dal vada. Looks very crispy. Nice entry for mbp.

    ReplyDelete
  11. Nice creation..Never heard the combination of these dals..

    ReplyDelete
  12. Mouthwatering vadas Priya...good job.

    ReplyDelete
  13. Moong dhal sounds very different! Yummy

    ReplyDelete
  14. This is new to me priya,vada looks delicious

    ReplyDelete
  15. Truly healthy..have seen this before..great idea

    ReplyDelete
  16. moongdal is a healthy choice. Lovely results too priya:)
    TC

    ReplyDelete
  17. pesara vada and ginger pickle is a hot fav. at my place yes helthy too vada look s so cute nice jod dear

    ReplyDelete
  18. For me its okay if its deep fried:) Looks grea! Sure should try out sometime!!

    ReplyDelete
  19. enna priya idhu? kesari kheer and medhu vada.... podhuma? sapdnum pola iruku...it has come out perfect dear.. and i love the way u decorated the kheer on top with nuts.

    ReplyDelete
  20. Greengram Vada is so so good..I love medhu vada..But i have'nt tried with greengram..It must be tasty :)

    ReplyDelete
  21. Love the recipe,i had seen and bkmrked Divyas recipe ,ow love yours too.Temptng vadas

    ReplyDelete
  22. Great one..using green gram is so healthy.Even when deep frying you'll feel that relief..:P..looks yum..:)

    ReplyDelete
  23. Ammas favorite. I have`nt made them yet for the deep frying part. Good reminder though.

    ReplyDelete
  24. Again another new kind priya.. u amaze me with ur ideas!

    ReplyDelete
  25. This is new to me Priya..Sounds yummy...

    ReplyDelete
  26. Thanks a lot. This is an interesting recipe. At last I have found something interesting and unique to serve to my guests during the holidays. I am sure that they'll love this Medhu vada.

    ReplyDelete

Thanks for visiting my blog n leaving ur valuable comments...Really am very thankful to u for taking time n reading my recipes.

Please note that any comments with seperate links to any external websites or blog events or advertisements may not be published. Thanks for understanding the same.