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Dahi Vada

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Ingredients
  Urad dal 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Black Lentil Daal without skin)
  Water 1
  Curd 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon, grated
  Jeera powder 2 Teaspoon (cumin)
  Green chillies 2
  Salt To Taste
  Red chilli powder 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped coriander leaves 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Cumin powder 1 Tablespoon (jeera)
  Thin sev 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Spicy)
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
Directions

For Dahi -
1. Blend dahi (curd/ Yogurt), green chillies, salt, cumin powder, ginger with little water till it is smooth.
2. Blend the curd (yogurt) and little water until it is smooth.
3. Keep in refrigerator for an hour to get chilled.

For Vada -
1. Clean, wash & soak urad daal overnight.
2. Grind it to smooth paste.
3. Add salt to taste.
4. Heat oil in kadhai. Add spoonful of batter. Fry till it get golden brown.
5. Take water in a bowl. Place hot vadas in water till next batch of vadas is ready.
6. Remove vadas and gently press between your palms so that excess water oozes out.
7. Repeat this process for all remaining batter.
8. Place these vadas in deep dish. Pour prepared dahi till all vadas get soaked in Dahi.

Serving-
1. Place vadas in serving bowl.
2. Pour dahi mixture evenly on Vadas.
3. Sprinkle some red chilli , cumin powder.
4. Garnish with coriander leaves, thin shev, tamarind chutney (optional)

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Fried
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
5
Subtitle: 
Lentil Dumplings in Yogurt Sauce

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3 Comments

Snigdha's picture
Love Dahi Wadas...very nice recipe. Sometimes to give it a South Indian touch, I add a seasoning of mustard seeds, cumin seeds and curry leaves with a pinch of hing.
ormtrm's picture
Hi Snigdha, adding a seasoning is a good idea. I will try that next time.
minaxi's picture
nice one