Dahi Bhalla Chole Chaat | How to make Dahi Bhalla Chole Chaat

By BetterButter Editorial  |  28th Aug 2015  |  
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About Dahi Bhalla Chole Chaat Recipe

This is a very tasty and filling street food which is full of textures and different flavours that will tingle your taste buds.

Dahi Bhalla Chole Chaat

Ingredients to make Dahi Bhalla Chole Chaat

  • Bhalla Ingredients:
  • 1 cup of urad dal (soaked 5-6 hours)
  • 1 teaspoon of Carom seeds (Ajwain)
  • 2 or 3 green chillies
  • water
  • oil
  • salt to taste
  • dahi Mixture Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup dahi
  • 1/2 teaspoon jeera powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper powder
  • salt to taste
  • Papdi Recipe:
  • 2 teaspoon carom seeds (ajwain)
  • 400 grams plain flour
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • salt according to taste
  • oil as required to deep fry
  • Chole Ingredients:
  • 400 grams white chick peas (cooked)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onions (optional)
  • 1/2 cup carrots finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon dry mango powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/2 tablespoon cumin powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon coriander powder
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • salt to taste

How to make Dahi Bhalla Chole Chaat

  1. Bhalla method:
  2. Grind the urad dal and green chillies together with a little water.
  3. Note that a thick consistency is required to make the bhallas, so do not add much water.
  4. Once blended, take a bowl and put in the dal mixture. Next add in the salt and ajwain and mix well.
  5. Heat oil in a pan, make small ball sizes of the mixture and deep fry them in batches.
  6. Make sure to fry these balls on both sides till are light golden brown in colour.
  7. Once they are cooked, put these balls into a bowl of water.
  8. Let them soak for 30 minutes or so then squeeze out the water and keep aside.
  9. Take a separate bowl, pour in the dahi, add in salt, pepper powder, jeera powder, and powdered sugar.
  10. Stir it well and pour this mixture on top of the bhalla just before serving.
  11. Papdi method:
  12. Take a large bowl, add in the flour,oil, ajwain, salt and water to make a firm dough.
  13. Knead this dough well, then roll small and thin rounds of about 40 mm each (1½" diameter).
  14. Heat oil on a pan over medium flame, deep fry these papdis till they are crisp and golden brown in colour.
  15. You may also store them in an air-tight container and use when required.
  16. For this dish, beautifully plate 4-5 papdis on the side of the serving plate.
  17. Chole method:
  18. Take a kadhai/pan and heat oil on medium flame, add in the onions and saute this for 1-2 minutes.
  19. Next add in the chilli powder, mango powder, coriander-cumin powder, garam masala along with 1/2 cup of water.
  20. Stir well and let this cook on medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  21. Finally put in the carrot, chickpeas, salt, pepper and cook for 3 to 4 minutes or until the water dries up.
  22. Serve hot on the plate with a garnish of coriander leaves and with the bhallas and papdi on the side.

Reviews for Dahi Bhalla Chole Chaat (7)

শংকরী পাঠক2 years ago

Too good

Pushpa Taroor2 years ago


Neeta Nagpal3 years ago

Hmmm yum

Shashi Prinja3 years ago


neerda anand3 years ago


Meena Pandya3 years ago

awesome tasty n mouth watering

Neeru Sharma3 years ago

Looks tasty