Vada/Vadai is a traditional South Indian food. As well as being commonly prepared at home, Vada/Vadai are popular items in street stalls and in railway stations(including the Indian Railways). They are eaten throughout the day but most commonly as a part of breakfast alongside idlis with sambar and Venpongal. Vada are generally prepared from a thick batter of Black gram.
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1 cup Uluntham paruppu/Urad Dal/Split Black gram (skinless)/White Lentils
2 tbs. Raw Rice
1 Medium Size Red Onion (Optional)
1 and 1/2 tsp. Black Pepper Powder (You can also add whole pepper)
Salt to Taste
Oil for frying purpose
2 String Chopped Coriander Leaves
Few Curry Leaves
Methu Vadai Recipe Video in Tamil with English Subtitle: