ULUNDHU VADA/ MEDHU VADA


                           Who doesnt like medhu vada's??!!..........with a hot cup pf tea and good company.....sigh! Its one of my favourite evening snacks....
                            Perfect for  entertaining guests....the batter will stay good in the fridge for a few days....

INGREDIENTS:
1 cup urad dal/ ulundhu
2 tbsp basmathi rice
2 sticks curry leaves, chopped
2 medium onions, finely chopped
1-2 green chilli, chopped
2tbsp corriander leaves, chopped
salt
oil, for frying



PROCESS:
  • Soak the ulundhu and rice for atleast 2 to 3 hours 

  • drain well and blend the rice and ulundhu very well till a smooth paste forms. do not add more than a few drops of water

  • add the curry leaves, onions, chillies and corriander leaves and salt

  • put oil in a frying pan. when the oil is hot mould the batter into vada shapes with a hole in the centre and slip it into the oil.

  • fry till golden brown.
  • enjoy hot with your favourite chutney or sambar

note:
  • we use a bit of basmathi rice to give it that extra crispiness. Its also said to absorb less oil...
sending this to raji's and pari's blog for the event 'only" starters and snacks.

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