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Spicy Dahi Vada

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An easy to make Dahi Vada recipe. One of my favorites, this is also a very popular Indian recipe. Please try it and let me know how this Dahi Vada recipe turns out for you.
Ingredients
  Urad dal 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cumin seeds 1 Tablespoon
  Yogurt 500 Milliliter
  Coriander leaves 1 Bunch (100 gm), finely chopped
  Green chilies 2 , chopped
  Asafoetida To Taste
  Oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Red chili 2
  Salt To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Rinse urad dal well and soak it overnight.
2. Next day, transfer the soaked dal into a blender, add a little salt and grind it into smooth, thick paste.

MAKING
3. In a pan, heat some oil and drop ladleful of batter into the oil and shallow fry until done.
4. Transfer the hot vadas into a bowl, soak up the excess oil with a tissue and dunk them in cold water for 2-3 minutes.
5. Take out the vadas from water and squeeze them softly until the water is completely drained and keep aside.
6. To prepare the yogurt, add cumin , green chilli, and coriander leaves to it and blend smooth. Add seasoning.

SERVING
7. In a deep bowl, arrange the vadas and pour the yogurt on top. Top it with asafetida tempering and serve chilled.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sour
Feel: 
Creamy
Method: 
Fried
Occasion: 
Holi
Interest: 
Holiday, Kids
Ingredient: 
Yogurt
Preparation Time: 
7 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4
If you want to recreate the magical taste of popular Indian snacks - dahi vada, then you must watch this video. You can prepare the lentil dumplings in advance to serve the snacks on the table, real quick. Blending of the spicy yogurt and tempering the dish, takes just 5 minutes. This could be the ideal snacks for any summer afternoon.

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6 Comments

Ganesh.Dutta's picture
Dahi vada is a very popular traditional fast food in India. During Holi in India this is a very popular snack item.This recipe is very delicious .thanks for posting .
Neena's picture
It was just amezing !! Thanks a lot for this video
aparna.priya's picture
a very popular dish from India. My mom used to add coriander leaves for making vadas. It was simply yummy...
Binba's picture
I am the specialist of dahi vada. So I want to give a tips about that
Vimala's picture
o I soften the vadas I fried last night for making dhai vadas? Vimala
fan of vahrevah's picture
wow... its excellent ..looks very tasty