10/02/2022 Food Items
Crunchy on the outside and soft inside! Medu vada – A side food or you can also call it a snack that completes the South Indian breakfast varieties. This food of South India originated in a small place called Maddur, Karnataka. Being made of de-skinned green beans paste to green gram, chickpea or pigeon pea batter. It is mostly made from black lentils (urad dal) batter. It has different names according to different states in South India – Medu vada in Karnataka, ulundu vadai in Tamil Nadu, uzhunnu vada in Kerala, garelu in Andhra Pradesh and medhu vadai.
Medu vada is very popular all over India, and is relished by all. These small ring shaped dumplings made with flavorful urad dal batter, deep fried until golden. The flavor is gets you amazed when served with sambar and coconut chutney. It’s surely a sheer delight. Let’s get started with the preparation of the Medu vada!