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Methu Vadai



Methu Vadai

A all time favorite snack item of all. Normally served hot with varieties of chutneys and happens to be my son's daily snack item..and also know as Ulunthu Vadai in Tamil Nadu...

Ingredients Serving
Size:5


1 cup urad dal
1 cup of finely chopped onions
2 green chillis finely minced
few curry leave chopped finely
1/2 cup finely chopped coriander leaves
Coriander leaves - 3 to 4 sprigs
a pinch hing powder
Salt and pepper to taste
Peanut oil for deep frying

Preparation Methods:
Soak Urad dhal for 2 hours in water and rinse it really well. Then grind the soaked dhal into a smooth batter trying not to add too much water or it will drinking too much oil while deep frying so be careful while grinding the batter.

Add finely chopped onion, green chilies, curry leaves, coriander leaves, hing powder and enough pepper salt to the gridded ural dhal batter.

Mix the all and let it sit for 20 minutes.Wet your palm with little water or use a plastic sheet. Take a small amount of batter in your left palm, flatten it lightly, shape them into round and make a hole in the center.

Drop it carefully into hot oil, turning once in a while, deep fry till golden brown. Serve with sambar or any type of chutneys.

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