Sambar Vadai Recipe - Medu Vadai Recipe with Sambar

Sambar Vadai Recipe

Sambar Vadai is nothing but medhu vadai dunked in hot sambar.Usually in hotels they use leftover medhu vadai(they make for morning breakfast) for making sambar vadai.I love sambar vadai only in selected hotels,amma loves sambar vadai so thought of trying it at home when I made hotel sambar.It is very easy to make ,so do try this at home and enjoy!

I have already posted medhu vadai recipe,you can check that too.

Sambar Vadai Recipe 

Sambar Vadai  Recipe - Ingredients

Preparation Time : 3 hrs | Cooking Time : 10 mins | Serves :3
Recipe Category: Main | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian

Urad Dal - 1/2 cup
Big Onion - 2 tbsp finely chopped
Curry Leaves - 1 tbsp finely chopped
Whole Pepper - 1 tsp
Hotel Sambar - 1 cup
Salt - to taste

For garnish:

Big Onion - 2 tbsp finely chopped
Coriander Leaves - 2 tsp finely chopped

Other Sambar Recipes

Saravana Bhavan Sambar
Tiffin Sambar
Vadai Sambar
Arachuvita Sambar


  1. Rinse urad dal twice,then soak for 2 to 3 hrs atleast.
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  2. Then sdd it to wetgrinder.grind it with very little water.Grind it to a thick batter .Scrap the sides every now and then.Grind it for atleast 30mins.When you take a pinch of the batter and put it in water, it should float that's the right consistency.The batter should be more like butter very smooth and light.
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  3. Now transfer the batter to a mixing bowl,add chopped onion,curry leaves and whole pepper.Mix well.Add required salt.
    How to make Sambar Vadai Recipe - Step1
  4. Now take a lemon sized ball,using your thumb finger make  asmall hole in the center like shown.
    How to make Sambar Vadai Recipe - Step2
  5. Heat oil,add the vadai into the oil.Similarly make other vadais too.As I used my small kadai I fried only 2 vadais at a time.Fry till golden.Prepare all the vadais similarly and make it ready.
    How to make Sambar Vadai Recipe - Step3
  6. Now take 1/4 cup sambar in a bowl,add little hot water and dilute it.
    How to make Sambar Vadai Recipe - Step4
  7. Now add the prepared vadais into the diluted sambar,soak it for 2mins,then take it out and place it in the serving plate.
    How to make Sambar Vadai Recipe - Step4
  8. Now pour thick hot sambar over it.Add chopped onion,sprinkle chopped coriander leaves.
    How to make Sambar Vadai Recipe - Step4
Serve hot!
Sambar Vadai Recipe

My Notes:

Sambar Vadai Recipe

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