Dahi Vada

Dahi vada is an Indian snacks prepared using urad daal vada and curd. In this recipe, I have used both urad and moong daal for making vada. Fried vada soaked into dahi (yogurt) and spiced with some special spices. It is a very popular north Indian dish which is prepared during holi or other special occasions.  

Dahi Vada
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Servings Prep Time
10 20 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Servings Prep Time
10 20 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Dahi Vada
Print Recipe
Servings Prep Time
10 20 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Servings Prep Time
10 20 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Ingredients
For Dahi Vada
Instructions
  1. Ingredients for Dahi vada. Clean Urad and moog dal separately and soak in water for over night.
  2. Grind both daal together with little amount of water to make a smooth paste. Place the mixture in a mixing bowl. Mix the batter with big spoon in a circular motion for 10-12 min so that batter gets fluffy and light.
  3. For checking the batter, drop a small piece of batter in water and it should float.
  4. Add ginger, crushed black pepper, cumin seeds and coriander leaves in the batter and mix it well.
  5. Heat oil in a deep frying pan at medium to high heat. Once oil becomes hot bring the temperature at low to medium heat. To make vada, dip your finger in water and take small portion of batter on your Pam, give a nice round shape make a hole in center.
  6. Drop the vada slowly in the heated oil, and fry till golden color on one side and then flip it over on other side and fry till golden color.
  7. In parallel heat 4 cup water in other deep pan with 2 tsp salt, let it just warm the water and keep the temperature at low heat. Soak the fried vada in to the warm water for 6-7 min. Take out the vada from the water and squeeze lightly and place it on a tray. Let the vada cool down completely.
  8. Dahi (yogurt) and garnishing ingredients.
  9. In a mixing bowl, add dahi, milk, sugar and salt and whisk it very well.
  10. Arrange the vada in a serving tray.
  11. Pour the yogurt mixture on vada. Cover the vadas completely with Dahi mixture and leave it for about 2 hours. Garnish with chaat masala, chili powder and black salt and keep dahi vada in refrigerator.
  12. At the time of serving, garnish it with roasted cumin powder, sweet chutney, green chutney, chili powder and black salt.
  13. Serve it cold.
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