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Dahi Vada

Afroz Shaikh
420 minutes
Prep Time
35 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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This is a very popular chaat on the streets of Delhi.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Indian
  • Blending
  • Frying
  • Snacks
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 1/2 cup urad dal soaked for 6 hours
  2. 2 tbsp khajur Imli ki Chutney
  3. 3 cups beaten yogurt
  4. 1 tsp roasted cumin seeds powder
  5. 1 tsp chat masala
  6. 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  7. salt to taste
  8. 1/8 tsp Baking Soda
  9. 3 green chillies
  10. 1/2 inch ginger
  11. 1 tbsp green chutney


  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.

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