Recipe: Dahi Vada
• 3 Cups Fresh Curd
• 1 Cup Urad dal
• 1/4 Cup Moong dal
• Pinch of Asafoetida
• 1 Green Chili (finely chopped)
• 2 tsp Cumin Seed (roasted and grounded)
• 1 tsp Chili Pepper
• 1 tsp Garam Masala
• 6 tsp Sweet Tamarind Chutney
• Coriander leaves (chopped)
• Salt to taste
• Oil to fry
How to make
Wash and soak the two dals overnight in water.
Drain out excess water.
Add asafoetida, salt and green chilli.
Grind to make a thick batter, beat till fluffy.
Now heat oil in a large frying pan.
Add spoonfuls of dal batter in oil and fry until turned golden brown. Remove excess oil.
Drop the hot vadas in a cold water bowl and leave for about 3-4 minutes.
Take each vada out from water, squeeze and set aside. Now add garam masala, pepper and salt in beaten curd.
Pour curd mixture over vadas, placed on a deep bottomed dish.
Sprinkle with roasted cumin powder and chopped coriander leaves.
Dahi Vada is ready to serve with sweet tamarind chutney.