Milagu Vadai is a deep fried snack usually prepared for Anjaneyar (Hanuman) Jayanti. We make a vada malai (necklace) with this snack!
I’m giving you a fair warning – you need to have a good set of teeth to enjoy this snack. 🙂
If you love hard pretzels, then you surely shouldn’t have a problem with this hard fritter. A classic south Indian recipe usually prepared during Hanuman Jayanthi, this vadai is super simple to make and requires just a few ingredients. “Milagu” is a Tamil Word which means “Pepper”. We simply use pepper to spruce this fritter. The hard texture that is so typical of this snack is achieved by grinding the lentils to a very thick batter with barely any water. Without further ado, let me show you one of the easiest deep fried snacks you might have ever seen! (more…)