Halwai August 6, 2022


• 2 cups – Black Whole Urad Dal
• Salt to taste
• 1 – Onion (finely chopped)
• 3 – Green chillies (chopped finely)
• 1 cup – Grated Veggies (carrot, zucchini, Potato and broccoli)
• 1 tsp – Ginger (chopped)
• Few Curry leaves (chopped)
• 3 tsp – Coriander leaves (finely chopped)
• 1 tsp – Fennel seeds (crushed)
• Oil for deep frying


  1. Soak the whole urad dal overnight. The next day, grind the urad dal bit coarsely. Add the salt to the dal.
  2. Sprinkle some water and grind well.
  3. Now add the chopped onion, chopped green chillies, chopped vegetables, chopped ginger pieces, chopped coriander leaves, chopped curry leaves, crushed fennel seeds.
  4. Mix everything well with your fingers.
  5. Heat oil for deep frying, take a small ball from the medhu vada batter and flatten them with your fingers. Make a hole in the center.
  6. Drop gently one by one to the medium hot oil.
  7. Deep fry the vadas until they turn brown. Fry everything as small batches.
  8. Drain the excess of oil with a paper towel.
  9. Serve hot with spicy chutney or as side dish.
  10. Recipe courtesy: Priya Easy N Tasty Recipes