Vadai, Meduvadai wada, vade, wadeh, bara, ulundhu vadai, uddina vade, minapa vada (Telugu) uzhunnu vada, .the Indian Donut , is a delicious indian breakfast. The product has variants due to shape and ingredients. It is very popular as one of the main breakfast food in most of the parts of south India. They are usually served as main course of breakfast with Idli, Pongal, coffee or tea. They are made from black gram, salt and asafoetida. Traditonally Vadai Batter is made from soaked and ground black gram dal. The portioned batter is then shaped in the form of donut with a hole in the middle, using hand and finger, and deep fried in a deep frying till the vadai becomes golden brown in colour.
Product Code : 45
- Measure one volume of instant Vadai Mix. If desired add chopped onions, green chillies and minced coriander leaves to the mix.
- Measure one volume(cup) of water and add to the above mixture. Using fingers only, mix into a smooth batter without lumps.
- Allow the batter to stand for 5 minutes.
- Wet your fingers liberally with water and take required quantity of batter for frying vadais.
- Deep fry in heated oil till vadai turns golden brown.
- Remove from pan and serve hot vadai with ORKAY® Instant Sambar and Chutney.
According to available literature, Vadai (Vada) was popular among ancient Tamils during 100BCE - 300CE. A type of vada is mentioned as "vataka" in Manasollasa, a 12th-century Sanskrit encyclopedia compiled by Someshvara III, who ruled from present-day Karnataka. In this recipe, green beans are soaked, de-skinned, and ground to a paste.