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. Dahi vada looks delicious!!

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

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