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Dahi Vada

Fajeeda Ashik
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Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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This is an easy and comforting dish. This keeps body cool after many hours of fasting. We love this to have for iftars. We get vada mix from shops but here I made the vada too.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Dinner Party
  • Punjabi
  • Snacks
  • Gluten Free

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. For Vada:
  2. 1 cup Urad Dal
  3. salt as per taste
  4. oil For Frying
  5. For Dahi:
  6. 1 liter curd
  7. 1 cup water
  8. 2 Green chillies
  9. coriander Leaves
  10. 1 medium piece ginger
  11. sugar as per taste
  12. salt as needed
  13. For Tempering:
  14. oil - 1 tbsp
  15. Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  16. Dry Red chillies 1- 2
  17. Cummin seeds - 1 tsp
  18. Curry leaves 5 - 6
  19. Red chilli powder to sprinkle - a pinch
  20. coriander Leaves for Garnishing - 1 tbsp


  1. For Vadas: Soak the urad dal for a few hours. Grind it with very less water. The batter should be very thick. Add salt.
  2. Heat oil and take out small balls out of the batter and put into hot oil. Fry till golden. Now drain out excess oil and put in water.
  3. For Dahi: In a large bowl mix curd and water well. Add the green chillies, chopped ginger, salt and sugar as per taste, coriander leaves and mix well.
  4. Squeeze each vada well from the water. Put these to the prepared dahi. Keep in the fridge for it to soak.
  5. For Tempering: Before serving heat little oil add mustard seeds,cumin seeds and dry red chillies. Add curry leaves and pour over the dahi vadas.
  6. Garnish with coriander leaves and sprinkle red chillies on top. Enjoy the dahi vadas!

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Veena Kalia
Veena Kalia   Sep-12-2016

yummy dahi vada

Jyotsna Bawa
Jyotsna Bawa   May-03-2016


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