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Medu Wadas

4 servings
6 Hours to prepare
12 Minutes to cook

INGREDIENTS

  • 1. Urad Dal 1 cups
  • 2. Red chilli powder 1 tsp
  • 3. Salt 1/4 tsp
  • 4. Ginger piece 1/2 inch
  • 5. Green chilli 1 nos
  • 6. Cumin seeds 1/4 tsp
  • 7. Oil for deep frying 2 cups
  • 8. water ( Use as needed ) 3 tbsp

PREPARATION

1. Wash and soak the dal for at least 6 hours.

2. Grind to a paste using as little water as possible.

3. Do not grind at one go.

4. Scrap it in between.

5. This helps to grind with less water.

6. The batter consistency is very important for making wadas.

7. Add the green chilli and ginger  to grind as well.

8. Remove in a bowl.

9. Add cumin seeds, salt and red chilli powder.

10. Mix well.

11. Take oil in a thick bottom pan.

12. Heat on medium flame.

13. Now, lower the flame.

14. Wet the fingers of both hands.

15. Take about a tablespoon of batter with the fingers.

16. Using the thumb, make a hole in the center.

17. Gently slide in the hot oil.

18. Let it fry on one side.

19. Flip with a slotted spoon.

20. Cook the other side as well till golden brown.

21. Ready all the Wadas similarly.

22. Serve with coconut chutney.

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