Sunday, July 26, 2009

What is this?


Care to guess what this contraption is?

53 comments:

  1. Medu wada mould :)
    I found your site while looking for sabudana khichdi recipes. Really like it and look forward to trying out more.
    - Uma

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  2. beater, mixer sort of thing..when you press the handle the thing rotates and spins the arms thus mixing tings etc.

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  3. A medu wada maker :) been ages since I saw that !

    -Sonali

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  4. Pankcake batter dropper thingy? You push the handle in the middle to open up the bottom where the batter comes out.

    Why, yes, I AM a technical writer in real life. Not!

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  5. it's a batter dropper. for pancakes!

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  6. new fangled puran poli yantra :D? or an idli/wada grinder ??

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  7. its a vada maker, medu vada maker....

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  8. First I thought a pastry/frosting decorator, but then when I saw the other answers, it has to be the vada maker!

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  9. its a vada maker, a medu vada maker!

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  10. vada mould. for medhu vada. can also be used to make small donuts :)

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  11. Medu vada maker/donut maker?

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  12. hmmm...hmmmm...i want to jump in the bandwagon of pancake maker or methu vada maker statements..but honestly..no idea!

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  13. An Indian savory dough nut maker! We call it medu vada here down south of India!!! LOL

    But I don't use it, I shape them with my hand. Pat the batter on the hand into a roundel. Poke in the center with the thumb and slide it off the palm into hot oil. That's the way I like to do it:)

    I can sense you are excited to make medu vadas, dahi vada using it. Enjoy Nupur!

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  14. Donut or pancake batter dropper!!! hope so..

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  15. Yeah, medhu vada maker. My parents bought one for me on their trip to India last year...but sadly it does not work well (for me anyway) so now lives in a dark corner of a cupboard waiting until I don't feel too bad about throwing it out!

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  16. Coffee Filter?

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  17. It's sure a Medu Wada Maker..My mom owns a similar one..and always make the wadas by hand :-)

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  18. Is that a lassi/buttermilk maker?
    No?You don't say.....:)

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  19. medu wada maker, alright :)

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  20. Looks like an ice cream maker but non electronic?

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  21. its a medu wada maker... but then i'm not the first to guess this!!

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  22. ice-cream maker? (or maybe that's too obvious...)

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  23. Meduwada maker... I have also used it. It is a hit or miss depending on the perfection of the batter!!!

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  24. Its a medu vada maker. My mum just got that one over the weekend!

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  25. vada maker....ah perfect choice for a rainy mumbai day

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  26. Meduvada maker....it was discussed in Asha's fodies hope(im not too sure...I don't remember exactly) with some links.

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  27. Cant imagine how this makes vadas... hoping for some "during the process" clicks :)

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  28. Puran yantra? Or dough maker?

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  29. Sevai Nazhi in Tamil or Sevai Press

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  30. Ice-cream maker or some kind of churner to make butter?

    Mamatha

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  31. Anjali's Medu Wada maker! I have the same!!!

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  32. yes.. medu vada mold. I saw this in the Indians tore yesterday.
    Otherwise, I wouldn't know what it is. :)

    Suganthi

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  33. I wish I had one of those.....sighhhh
    Apart from being a Medu Wada maker, I would use it to make German Spätzle ( usually hand cut soft noodle made from egg, flour and a pinch of salt and nutmeg ).
    Or use them to make what here in Mexico are called " churros " ( a pastry batter pipe directly into hot fat and then sprinkled with sugar, typically taken with a cup of hot chocolate ).
    I could think of several uses....but alas Mexico is not a kitchen gadget place, especially when it comes to Indian/Asian things....:o(.

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  34. its a medu wada maker.
    initially i thought its a pooran poli ka puran maker.
    but i think its medu wada maker

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  35. A sifter for flour and other dry ingredients.

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  36. its a medu wada maker...

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  37. Medu wada maker... Cheers.

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  38. Medu wada maker! Anjali brand..??:)

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  39. Sevai maker/to press

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  40. Medu vada maker.. Oh I wish I had one of those!!! :)) Michelle

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  41. Nupur could you post some more pics as to how to get the perfect medu vada using this thingie?

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