Dahi Vada - Dishes Make Festival More Delicious - YOURDEFT
Dahi Vada

Traditional North-Indian snacks made at festivals like Holi, Diwali.


For Vadas

  1. Dhuli Urad Dal (White lentil) – 250 gms
  2. Jeera ( Cumin seeds) for flavor
  3. Salt to taste
  4. Refined oil to fry.

For topping Per Serving

  1. Dahi ( Curd )
  2. Meethi Imli Chutney ( Tamarind chutney )
  3. Dhaniya Chutney
  4. Jeera
  5. Salt
  6. Lal Mirch powder (Red Chilli Powder)

Making the Vadas

  1. Soak Urad dal (cleaned and washed) for 4 to 5 hours and grind without adding water into a paste.
  2. Whisk the above paste with hands clockwise only and add Salt and Jeera.
  3. Dip your four fingers in clean water and then take small portions of paste so that it does not stick to your hands.
  4. Put them into medium heated refined oil in pan.
  5. Fry until golden brown and let them cool outside.
  6. Add all the fried Vadas in cool water until they absorb water and become soft.

Making the Serving

  1. Finely whisk the curd .
  2. Take 2-3 Vadas in a bowl.
  3. Add Curd over the top.
  4. Add roasted jeera powder, Lal Mirch powder and salt to taste.
  5. Finally, add Imli Chutney over the top and also Dhaniya Chutney according to taste.