Methu Vadai without onion

      Usually we won’t add onion while making vadai for naivedyam.Vadai without onion is really taste good and i made it yesterday along with sundal. Aishu loves methu Vadai a lot than the masal vadai .Whenever am grinding the idly batter i will grind batter for vadai also so i will make vadai almost every week.Urad dal is very good for health,especially for girls.If you want to make vadai with onion do check the recipe here.


1 cup urad dal
2 green chillies,chopped finely
a sprig curry leaves,chopped finely

1 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves
1 tsp finely chopped ginger

1/4 cup water for grinding(approximately)
oil for frying

Medhu vadai without onion


Medhu vadai without onion

  • Soak dal at least for an hour in water and then grind it.Don’t soak more than aan hour,it will drink more water.
  • Sprinkle water little by little while grinding,don’t add water at a time.

Medhu vadai without onion

  • Take out the batter in a blow.Heat the oil in a kadai.
  • Add the chopped chillies,coriander,ginger,curry leaves and salt.Mix well.

Medhu vadai without onion

  • Keep water in a bowl and wet your hand.
  • Then take little batter with the wet hand and flatten it.Drop a hole at the centre.

Medhu vadai without onion

  • Drop it slowly in hot oil.keep the flame medium to low while frying.
  • Once a side become golden brown turn the other side and wait until it turn into light golden brown.Drain the oil and take out the vadai.If the vadai is very oily then add little rice flour,mix well and make vadai.

Medhu vadai without onion

Here is the vadai is ready for Naivedyam.

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  1. I was thinking about making vada for a long time now but haven’t got to it…Your’s looks perfect-crispy and light !!..When I saw this pic i used felt like grabbing the vada’s out of the screen 🙁

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