Medhu Vadai (மெது வடை)


Nutritional Value

Urad dal is one of the famous lentils used in the southern part of Asia, primarily in Indian cuisine. Rich in protein, fat and carbohydrates. Moreover, Urad dal is one of the most abundant sources of proteins and vitamin B.
This easy lentil is full of iron, folic acid, magnesium, calcium, and potassium, which makes this dal a good health package for especially women.


Ulundhu/Urad Dal1 Cup
Fenugreek seeds / Methi seeds½ tsp
Onion1 big
Green chilies3
Black Pepper crushed1 tsp
Curry leaves10
Asafoetida½ tsp
Salt to taste
Oil to fry



1.Use white Ulundhu or Urad dal. Wash it thoroughly.
2.Soak for 2hrs along with fenugreek seeds.
3.After 2hrs, drain all the water and grind the Urad dal smoothly in Mixer Grinder by adding very little water at a time.

Vadai dough / batter has to be thick.
Transfer it to a big bowl.

Now add finely chopped onions, finely chopped green chilies, crushed black pepper and salt. Mix well.

Heat enough oil in a Kadai to fry. When it is medium hot, start making crispy and delicious Vadai.
You will definetly love this crispy Medhu Vadai.
Hope you find this recipe easy to make at your home.

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