Dahi Bhalla - Dahi Vada - Chaats

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Sep. 30, 2014

These dahi bhalla or dahi vada chats will literally melt in your mouth. Watch on for a simple yet delicious recipe.


Urad dal 3/4 Cup (12 tbs) , soaked overnight
Salt To Taste
Cumin seeds To Taste
Raisins To Taste
Cashewnut To Taste
Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
For assembling
Sweet yogurt 3 Cup (48 tbs)
Green chutney 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Sweet tamarind chutney 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Salt To Taste
Cumin powder To Taste (Roasted cumin Powder)
Coriander powder To Taste
Red chili powder To Taste
Black salt To Taste



Blend the soaked urad dal with just the right amount of water. The batter should be smooth and thick like any vada batter


To the bhalla batter add salt an cumin seeds. Whisk it well.

Wet your hand with a little water, take some batter in the same hand ( the water is so that it doesn’t stick), make a small well and stuff it with raisins and cahews and cover it up.

Deep fry the bhalla in hot oil till it turns golden brown.

Take the bhallas out onto a tissue paper to soak the excess oil.

Soak the bhallas in water water to wash away the oil and soften them. Do this twice.

Now transfer the bhallas to arm water seasoned with a little salt.


Squeeze out water from the bhallas and place them in a bowl.

To the same bowl add, sweet yogurt, Green chutney, Sweet tamarind chutney

Season it with salt, cumin powder, coriander powder, red chili powder and black salt to taste.


Serve it cold.


Recipe Summary

Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
Servings: 10

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 229Calories from Fat 60

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.8%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 583 mg24.29%

Total Carbohydrates 33 g11%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 20 g

Protein 6 g12%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet