Dahi Vada | How to make Dahi Vada

By Afroz Shaikh  |  15th Feb 2016  |  
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About Dahi Vada Recipe

This is a very popular chaat on the streets of Delhi.

Dahi Vada

Ingredients to make Dahi Vada

  • 1/2 cup urad dal soaked for 6 hours
  • 2 tbsp khajur Imli ki Chutney
  • 3 cups beaten yogurt
  • 1 tsp roasted cumin seeds powder
  • 1 tsp chat masala
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1/8 tsp baking soda
  • 3 green chillies
  • 1/2 inch ginger
  • 1 tbsp green chutney

How to make Dahi Vada

  1. Wash and drain the urad dal. Grind together the urad dal, ginger, green chillies and salt in a food processor to a coarse paste.
  2. Add the baking soda to the urad dal paste and mix well till the batter is light and fluffy. Add a little water if required.
  3. With wet your hands drop small small balls of the batter in the hot oil. Deep fry on a slow flame till the vadas are golden brown for about 8-10 minutes. Drain on absorbent paper.
  4. Assembling of Dahi vada: Soak the deep fried vadas in water for about 20 minutes.
  5. Just before serving, drain and squeeze out the excess water. Arrange the vadas on a serving dish and top with beaten curd.
  6. Garnish with chilli powder, cumin seed powder and chat masala. Serve with khajur imli ki chutney and green chuntney.

My Tip:

Tastes best with chilled yoghurt.

Reviews for Dahi Vada (8)

Shobha Dasa year ago


Neha Tyagia year ago

Tried today. Came out well. Thanks

Ayatakshi Tikadera year ago

Perfect recipe...thanks

Smita Sharmaa year ago


Debjani Sahu Banerjee2 years ago

your recepie turned out awesome. all my family members liked it

Pragya Dowlani2 years ago

n how to make this khajur n imli ki chutney

Aastha Naik2 years ago


Rajshree Patil2 years ago


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