Proso Millet Methu Vada

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About Proso Millet Methu Vada

Methu Vadai Aka Urad dal vada is a healthy and regular part of the breakfast among South Indians. In fact it is popular among the people of other countries too. Why don’t we make it even healthier by adding Proso millet and make it a complete part of our breakfast! Serve these hot proso millet methu vada with piping hot sambar / coconut chutney / Mint leaves chutney.
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Recipe Time & More

Prep Time5 hours 15 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time5 hours 35 minutes
Servings - 4


  • 1 cup White Urad Dal whole
  • 1/8 cup Millet proso
  • 1/2 tsp Rice raw
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida generous
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper Corns roughly crushed
  • 2 Green Chillies depending upon your taste chopped
  • 1 tsp Ginger grated fresh
  • 2 tsp Coconut grated fresh
  • 2 tsp Coriander finely chopped
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • Oil for frying


  • Clean and wash Urad dal, rice and proso millet together.
  • Soak for 4 – 5 hours.
  • Strain water completely from the soaked grains, add cumin seeds, salt and grind them without adding water. It should be fluffy and light, then only you will get soft and crispy vadas.
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  • Transfer the vada batter to a mixing bowl. Add all the other ingredients except oil.
  • Mix well and check for the spices and salt.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan; shape the vadas from the batter.
  • Fry them in hot oil.
  • Transfer to a serving plate and serve with your favorite accompaniment or as it is!

Recipe Notes

You can add finely chopped onions to the batter if you wish.
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