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Dahi Bhalla/Vada

Smriti jha
20 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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ABOUT Dahi Bhalla/Vada RECIPE

It is a famous dish of North India. It is a very popular recipe

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • North Indian
  • Frying
  • Side Dishes

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. 400gm soaked urad dal.
  2. 2 tsp jeera
  3. chopped ginger
  4. Chopped green chilli
  5. Oil for deep frying
  6. For the khati chutney -
  7. 1 cup coriander leaves
  8. 1 cup pudina leaves
  9. 1 green chilli
  10. Ginger 1 inch piece
  11. 1/2 tsp black rock salt.
  12. Salt to taste
  13. Juice of 1 lemon
  14. For the meethi chutney -
  15. 200 gm tamarind pulp soaked.
  16. 800gm sugar
  17. 3-4 dates
  18. Salt to taste
  19. 1/2 garam masala powder
  20. For the dahi -
  21. 3 cups yogurt
  22. 2 tbsp powdered sugar
  23. Black Rock salt


  1. For the bhallas, In a food processor grind soaked urad dal nicely.
  2. Whisk the dal together till it becomes light and fluffy. Add jeera and chironji.
  3. With wet palms add small portions of batter into hot oil. Deep fry the bhallas till golden brown.
  4. Take a cold water in a bowl add the bhallas into it for 5 mins and then with the help with your palm squeeze the water from bhallas.
  5. For the meethi chutney- Soak the tamarind pulp in water for 25-30 mins. Squeeze it with your hand to extract all the pulp. Strain it.
  6. Add the tamarind water in a sauce pan and add sugar. Cook in low flame till the sugar dissolves. Let it cool.
  7. Once it cools down add, salt and garam masala.
  8. For khati chutney- In a blender mix together coriander, mint, green chilli, ginger, black salt and salt n grind it. Add lemon juice at last.
  9. For the dahi- Whisk yogurt with some powdered sugar. Keep it in the fridge to cool.
  10. Take the bhallas and dip into the sweetened curd.
  11. Now take a plate place bhallas. Add khati chutney, meethi chutney, cumin powder, red chilli powder on top of it.

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aliza singh   Jan-04-2017


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