Maddur vada / maddur vade is a tasty snack recipe from Karnataka. Maddur vada is named after its place of origin “Maddur”. Maddur is a place in Karnataka, in between Bangalore and Mysore.
Maddur vade is a change from usual vadas or pakodas. It is very easy to prepare also. It is very crispy from outside and soft inside. It is very easy to prepare and can be served as an evening snack along with coconut chutney.
I tasted this for the first time on my way to Coorg and it was so tasty that I started making it at home.
Serve maddur vada with coconut chutney or tomato sauce.
MADDUR VADA RECIPE-MADDUR VADE
Maddur vada recipe – Ingredients
- maida – 1 cup
- rice flour – 1/4 cup
- fine semolina / sooji / rava – 4 tablespoon
- onion – 1 small finely chopped
- roasted chana dal – 2 tablespoons
- green chilies – 2 – 3
- asafoetida powder / hing – 1/4 teaspoon
- coriander leaves – 2 tablespoons (finely chopped)
- curry leaves – few (chopped)
- ghee / clarified butter – 2 tablespoons
- salt – to taste
- oil – for deep frying
How To Make Maddur Vada
1. Combine all the ingredients, except oil in a bowl.
2. Gradually add 4 tablespoons of water to make a thick, stiff batter. Add 1 tablespoon of water at a time, make a smooth dough, and keep it aside for 10 – 15 minutes.
3. Heat enough oil for deep-frying in a pan or kadai.
4. Once the oil is hot enough, reduce the flame to medium.
5. With greased hands, take a spoonful of batter and flatten it into a round patty or vada shape.
6. Slowly slide the vada into the hot oil and deep-fry, turning frequently, for 2 – 3 minutes or until the vadas are golden brown and crisp.
7. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on an absorbent paper.