Medu Vada recipe (split skinless black lentils fritters)|| healthy and tasty || ideal for breakfast||South Indian delicacy

It is a Indian Snack.Mainly from the South Indian cuisine.

It needs just a handful ingredients and that too from your everyday kitchen.

It is basically a fluffy fritter and have a very subtle spice taste. It can be consumed as a breakfast or can be consumed as snack.

Let’s make Medu Vada in my style👇👇👇

Type- Snack,breakfast

Preparation time- 8-10 hours( overnight soaking)+ 10-15 minutes (grinding +adding ingredients)

Cooking time-5-8 minutes


  • 2 cups urad dal ( skinless split black lentils)
  • 2-3 tsp water
  • 2 tbs chopped ginger
  • 2 tbs chopped green chillies ( adjust heat according to your taste buds)
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbs of hot oil
  • 1 tbs whole cumin
  • 1/4 th cup chopped coriander leaves
  • 1/2 tsp crushed black pepper
  • 5-6 curry leaves chopped
  • 2 tbs rice flour


  • In a bowl wash the lentils thoroughly 4-5 times
  • Now soak the lentils overnight ( if you want to have it in breakfast soak it in the night and if you want to have it for snack soak it in the morning)
  • After soaking drain all the water
  • Grind them with adding 2-3 tsp of water
  • Now add rest of all the above ingredients
  • Add 2 tbs hot oil into the batter because it will make it crisp
  • And grease your palms with either water or oil
  • Take small amount in your palm,pat it and fry it
  • If you want you can make whole in the middle and fry
  • Fry them crisp golden brown
  • And its done

We’ve added a step by step video of the recipe;

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Serve this Vadas/fritters hot with a side of coconut chutney

We’re sharing the link of Masala Dosa where you will find the recipe of the coconut chutney

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