Monday, June 4, 2012

Whole Black Urad Dal Medhu Vadas

Look at these black vadas, aren' they look cute. Last week i picked a bag of whole urad dal from Indian grocery, back home i was quite excited to try those whole urad dal as vadas. Two days back, i prepared these super crispy medhu vadas for our lunch and served simply with some dal. Both together tastes super fantastic and we had a fabulous lunch.

May be the colour of these vadas wasnt that much appealing but tastewise they tastes exactly like the usual medhu vadas, to give bit crispiness to the outer layer of this vadas i mixed some coarsely grounded whole black urad dal.With onions and usual spices, these vadas are definitely quite addictive.They tastes even more tastier when served with spicy coconut chutney.Do check out the other marathoners running this 17th edition of blogging marathon here.Sending to my own event CWS-Black Gram guest hosted by Shri and Street Party guest hosted by Shama,event by Jagruti..



2cups Black Whole Urad dal
Salt to taste
2nos Onion ( finely chopped)
3nos Green chillies(chopped finely)
1tsp Ginger (chopped)
Few Curry leaves (chopped)
3tsp Coriander leaves (finely chopped)
1tsp Fennel seeds (crushed)
Oil for Deepfrying

Soak the whole urad dal overnite, the next day grind the urad dal bit coarsely,add the salt to the dal, grind again this help the dal to grind well.

Now add the chopped onion, chopped green chillies, chopped ginger pieces,chopped coriander leaves, chopped curry leaves,crushed fennel seeds..mix everything well with your fingers.

Heat oil for deepfrying, take a small ball from the medhu vada batter n flatten them with your 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 or as side dish.

50 comments:

Kalpana Sareesh said... Reply To This Comment

wow so yumm n healthy black uradh vadas..

faseela said... Reply To This Comment

yummy snack....

Chandrani said... Reply To This Comment

Very healthy, crunchy and yummy snacks...

Archana said... Reply To This Comment

Vadas look delicious.

simply.food said... Reply To This Comment

These look delicious.

Asiya Omar said... Reply To This Comment

Looks superb and tasty..yum yum...

Priya Satheesh said... Reply To This Comment

yummy..never tried with black urad dal...looks tempting :)

PJ said... Reply To This Comment

Looks so yum Priya..

Lubna Karim said... Reply To This Comment

I have black Urad dal resting in kitchen shelf from so long...will try this vada's...they look super soft and yum...

Radhika said... Reply To This Comment

Despite deep frying this is one highly nutritive snack

Anshu Bhatnagar said... Reply To This Comment

Crisp & Crunchy....looks yummy

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PT said... Reply To This Comment

looking very crispy..

Malaysian Delicacies said... Reply To This Comment

wow..looks nice, and so well shaped

Happy Cook / Finla said... Reply To This Comment

I am sure each day i come here for this week here i am going to feel bad when i see the vada varieties as i want to eat them but dont have, Wish i was there with you this week so i can eat all these

Shobha said... Reply To This Comment

Yummy vadas..

Divya Pramil said... Reply To This Comment

My all time favorite :) Nice click

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CREATIVE MIND said... Reply To This Comment

waoo..seems tasty..with a perfect look :) great!

Sangeetha Nambi said... Reply To This Comment

My hubby's mosttttttttttttt favy vada....

RAKS KITCHEN said... Reply To This Comment

looks incredibly crisp and soft :) Wonderful recipe!

Hamaree Rasoi said... Reply To This Comment

yummy and crunchy snacks...with black dal it sounds good

Shri said... Reply To This Comment

Very tempting Priya! We use split black gram for uzhunnu vada and this is new for me.

Akila said... Reply To This Comment

Looks delicious and yummy...

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Priyas Feast said... Reply To This Comment

Yummy vadai with lot of fiber...my mom makes it when i was kid..

S.Menaga said... Reply To This Comment

super tasty vadai,me too makes it often!!

PrathibhaSreejith said... Reply To This Comment

That looks awesome Priya, delicious n healthy vadas they are :)

PriyaVaasu said... Reply To This Comment

all time fav snack!!!!

sowmya's creative saga said... Reply To This Comment

good one...yummy snack to go with tea

Spice up the Curry said... Reply To This Comment

wow vada looks delicious and crispy

Vanamala Hebbar said... Reply To This Comment

super recipe

Hema said... Reply To This Comment

Looks superb, have never tried much with whole black gram dal..

veena krishnakumar said... Reply To This Comment

Looks very delicious Priya!!!!

PriyaRaj said... Reply To This Comment

never tried in black urad dal...grt idea..healthy vadas...looking delicious..

The Pumpkin Farm said... Reply To This Comment

this is very new way for me...interesting, wonder how it tastes, will try for sure

Maayeka said... Reply To This Comment

so crisp and delicious.loved the idea of using whole urad daal to add fibre and extra crispness..lovely clicks.

Srimathi said... Reply To This Comment

This one I like a lot Priya, you have used the who udad dal. Will try it for sure.

ramya anand said... Reply To This Comment

Looks so crispy..delicious..

Chef Mireille said... Reply To This Comment

flavors make yummy ones...look so great

Jayanthi said... Reply To This Comment

Love it, Love it. Super vadas and I love the color of these vadas. Well done Priya...looks fantastic.

Suma Gandlur said... Reply To This Comment

Back in our homes, we use only whole uraddal with skin to make vadas and I am getting all nostalgic looking at the yummy vadas. These vadas and payasam make a yummy combo.

Sangeetha said... Reply To This Comment

wow..super tempting medhu vadai...haven't tried with balck/whole urad dal...curious to know h it tastes?!

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Suman Singh said... Reply To This Comment

crunchy and yummy looking vadas..

sushma said... Reply To This Comment

Nice and tempting vada

Hamsamalini Chandrasekaran said... Reply To This Comment

Superb healthy vada. love the flavour of black urad dal.

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Gayathri NG said... Reply To This Comment

Fabulous vadai, looks so soft n yum...

Lizy said... Reply To This Comment

yummy and healthy..great use of whole daal..

Harini-Jaya Rupanagudi said... Reply To This Comment

love the flavor of whole urad dal. I also make vada with whole urad dal.

Sensible Vegetarian said... Reply To This Comment

Looks superb Priya, craving for the some right now.

Nayana Shetti said... Reply To This Comment

Super delicious Wada's ..looks so yummy..

Devi said... Reply To This Comment

yummy crispy vadas!!.. I've tried dosa with the black urad dal.. vavdi sounds very lip smacking :)

rekhas kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

I like whole urad vada other then normal vadas looks crisp and yumm