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Medu Vadai Upma

Medu Vadai Upma
Medu Vadai Upma
  • Prep time
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  • Serves2 Person(s)
  • CategoryVeg
  • Cuisine TypeFusion
  • Good for breakfast , Brunch

About this recipe

During festivals we cook a lot of dishes and at times we are not sure about the quantity to cook and land up with left overs. So if medu vadai is left out we generally put them in rasam the next day and make it rasam vada. Here is one more alternative to left over vadai’s – “Vadai Upma”. Medu Vadai is crumbled and cooked along with onion’s, green chili, ginger similar to any regular upma’s .

Ingredients for Medu Vadai Upma

  • Medu Vadai – 6
  • Ginger Finely chopped – 1 tblsp
  • Green chili – 2
  • Onion - 1 medium size
  • Musturd – 1/3 tsp
  • Bengal Gram Dhal – ½ tsp
  • Dry red chili - 1
  • Curry Leaves – Few
  • Coriander – few
  • Salt – to taste
  • Oil – 2 tsp

How to cook Medu Vadai Upma

  1. Prepare vadai in a regular way.
    Medu Vadai Upma
  2. Take the oil out of vadai by pressing it using a tissue paper. You may press very hard as it is fine to break.
    Medu Vadai Upma
  3. Chop the onion,ginger,chili into small pieces. Cut or tear the vada’s into pieces and blend them in mixer 2 -3 times. Or you may just crumble using hands. Do not add any water.
    Medu Vadai Upma
  4. Take a pan and add oil. Once the oil is hot, add hing,mustard,Bengal gram dhal, red chili and fry well.
    Medu Vadai Upma
  5. Add Green chili & onion and let it fry for a minute. Add onion, salt, turmeric and let it cook well. Add curry leaves and let it cook for a minute.
    Medu Vadai Upma
  6. Add the crumbled vadai and mix well. Let it cook well for 2 -3 minutes. Garnish with coriander leaves.
    Medu Vadai Upma
  7. Serve hot
    Medu Vadai Upma
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