Dahi Vada

Dahi Vada Recipe

Dahi Vada (Savory Balls In Yogurt)

Dahi vada is an Indian chaat, prepared by soaking vadas in thick dahi topped with spicy and sweet chutneys. they are very popular street food especially in north and can also be served as a starter dish.
To get a good soft urad dal vadas, remember to soak the lentils overnight. grind the batter really well with little water. also remember to use fresh yogurt.



1/2 cup Urad dal
1/2 cup Moong dal
1 cup Yogurt
Spice to taste (cumin and paprika)
Oil for frying
1/4 c Milk


Clean dal, wash and soak in water for 4 hours.
Blend in blender at medium speed using the minimum amount of water required to keep paste moving freely.
Add salt and start heating oil.
Drop spoonfuls of batter in the hot oil using a large tablespoon.
Fry until golden brown.
Drop in water.
Let it soak till ready to serve.
Beat yogurt with milk.
Add spice according to taste.
Squeeze out water from the vada and add yogurt.
topped with spicy and sweet chutneys & Serve.

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