Dahi Vada

Dahi Vada Recipe

Dahi vada is the yummiest and most liked snack in Indian cuisine. Dahi vada recipe is easy and simple to follow. Learn how to make dahi vada.

    For The Vadas:

  • 1/2 cup urad dal , soaked for 3 hours and drained
  • 2 tsp roughly chopped green chillies
  • 2 tsp roughly chopped ginger (adrak)
  • salt to taste
  • For The Topping:
  • 1 1/2 cups dahi
  • 1 1/2 tbsp powdered sugar
  • chilli powder for sprinkling
  • 2 tbsp khajur imli ki chutney
  • roasted jeera powder for sprinkling
  • sanchal for sprinkling

For The Garnish:

  • coriander leaves
  • Method:
    For the vadas:
    • Combine the urad dal, green chillies, ginger and salt in a mixer and grind to a smooth paste.
    • Divide the batter into 6 equal portions and keep aside.
    • Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and deep-fry vadas at a time till they turn light golden brown in colour from all the sides.
    • How to proceed:
    • Combine the curd and the sugar in a bowl, mix well and keep the sweetened curd aside.
    • Take enough water in a deep bowl and soak the vadas in it for 10 minutes.
    • Squeeze out all the excess water from the vadas and level lightly between your hand.
    • Arrange vadas on a serving dish and top with half the sweetened Dahi mixture.
    • Top with a little chilli powder, 1 tbsp of khajur imli ki chutney, a little cumin seeds powder and black salt.
    • Serve immediately.