Thursday, 29 May 2014

Dahi Vada

Dahi Vada

Dahi Vada

Dahi Vada is a very popular, famous Indian delicacy a must in all Indian restaurants, street food stalls, on any occasion, festival & party.The wonderful rich & creamy taste of dahi vada make it
on the top 
list of Indian chat.

Dahi Vada

Dahi Vadas are fluffy lentil dumplings dipped in creamy yogurt, topped with tamarind chutney & drizzled with red chili powder, roasted cumin seed powder & some tangy chaat masala. Experience bliss in every bite!

Dahi Vada

Dahi Vada can be served as a starter, an appetizer, a side dish or main dish. This amazing mouth watering dish is a huge favorite with kids & adults alike.  


For vadas:

1 cup urad dal 
1 tsp ginger paste
1 tsp cumin seeds
A pinch of red chili powder
Oil for frying
Salt to taste

For dahi (yogurt):

2 cups yogurt
1/2 tsp roasted cumin seeds powder
A pinch of red chili powder
1 tsp sugar
Salt to taste

For garnishing:

Red chili powder
Roasted cumin seeds powder
Chat masala
Tamarind & date chutney


For vadas:

1. Soak urad dal in water for 7-8 hours or over night.

2. Wash & drain urad dal, grind it to a smooth paste without water or if
     necessary then very little 

3. Add red chili powder, ginger paste, cumin seeds & salt to urad dal
    paste, mix well till the batter is 
light & fluffy.

4. Heat oil in a pan. Wet your hands, take 1 tbsp of urad dal batter on
    your palm & shape into a circle .

5. Deep fry in hot oil on a slow flame till vadas are golden brown. 

6. Drain on absorbent paper & keep aside.

For dahi (yogurt):

1. Take dahi & whisk it well.

2. Add suger, salt, red chili powder, cumin seeds powder in it & mix well.

3. Keep yogurt in refrigerator for some time to get chilled.

How to serve:

1. Soak deep fried vadas in warm water for about 45 mins.

2. Drain & squeeze out excess water from vadas.

3. Arrange vadas in a deep dish & pour chilled dahi over them.

4. Now pour tamarind & date chutney over vadas.

5. Garnish with red chili powder, roasted cumin seeds powder &
   chat masala .

6. Dahi vadas are ready to serve.

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  1. Wonderful dahi vada dear :) I would finish the entire bowl within seconds :)

  2. Nicely presented....... I'm drooling here, vada looks lips smacking!

  3. Yum and delicious luking bowl.pass me plz..

  4. My favorite dish. Very nice and testy specially in summers.