Dahi Vada

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4.70 from 3 votes
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Prep Time6 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time36 minutes
Recipe Cuisine Type: North Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 4


  • gm Split Black Gram urad daal – 1 cup split black
  • Cumin Seeds â little
  • Ginger chopped â little
  • 2 Green Chillies chopped â
  • 1 pinch asafoetida â
  • Roasted Cumin Powder â as per taste
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • Oil â for deep frying
  • 1/2 Yogurt well beaten â lit
  • to Chaat Masala for garnishing â taste
  • to Roasted Cumin Powder for garnishing â taste
  • to Red Chili Powder for garnishing â taste
  • to Green Chutney for garnishing â taste
  • to Tamarind Chutney for garnishing â taste
  • Coriander for garnishing â finely chopped


  • Soak the Urad Dal for around 4-5 Hrs. Grind it well adding water only if required. 
  • Add finely chopped ginger, green chillies, Whole black pepper, a pinch of hing, salt as per taste and cumin seeds.
  • Now whip the paste well. Try putting a drop of the paste in cold water. If it floats then the mixture is ready.
  • Now add oil to a pan and heat it well. Put small lumps of the mixture to prepare balls and heat. 
  • Cook in medium heat so that it is cooked from inside. Soak these balls in water for 5-6 mins and press them slightly without breaking to rinse off water. 
  • On the other hand, finely whip the curd adding salt as per taste. Add these balls in the curd. 
  • Decorate it with roasted cumin powder, red chilli powder, black pepper powder and chat masala.
  • You can also add green chutney or tamarind chutney for taste. Sprinkle finely chopped coriander leaves for garnishing and refrigerate. Serve Cold.

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Gayatri Tewani
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