Uzhunnu Vada / Medu Vada /Urad dal Fritters

Preparation Time: 5 – 10 minutes

Soaking Time: 3 – 4 hour

Cooking Time:  30 minutes

Servings: 3 – 4 persons

Main Ingredients: Black Gram / Uzhunnuparippu / Urad Dal

Cuisine: South Indian

Course / Category: Snacks

Tags: Teatime Snacks



Black Gram / Uzhunnuparippu /Udad Dal: 250 gram

Raw Rice: 2 tablespoon

Black Pepper (Crushed): 1 teaspoon

Green Chilly: 5 Numbers

Ginger: 1 small piece

Asafoetida: ¼ teaspoon

Coriander leaves (Chopped): 2 teaspoon

Curry leaves (Chopped): 3 teaspoon

Oil: For frying

Salt: As required


Soak black gram with raw rice for 3 – 4 hours

Chop Green Chilly, Ginger, Coriander leaves, Curry leaves into small pieces and crush the black pepper

Grind the Black gram and Raw rice with very less water. The consistency should be thick as possible. (If water is less oil consumption will be less)

Mix the remaining ingredients with the batter thoroughly

Heat oil in a pan

Wet your hand with water (to avoid sticking batter on your hand) and put small amount of batter on your hand and make a hole in the centre of the batter

Place it in the hot oil and deep fry till it becomes golden brown

Repeat the procedure for remaining batter

Serve it hot with coconut chutney or sambar



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