Dahi Vada

4.70 from 3 votes

Prep Time 6 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 36 minutes
Servings 4


  • Split Black Gram Urad daal – 1 cup
  • Cumin seeds – little
  • Chopped Ginger – Little
  • Chopped Green Chillies – 2
  • Hing – 1 pinch
  • Roasted Cumin Powder – As per taste
  • Salt
  • Oil – for deep frying
  • Yogurt – ½ lit well beaten
  • Chaat Masala – to taste for garnishing
  • Roasted Cumin Powder – to taste for garnishing
  • Red Chili Powder – to taste for garnishing
  • Green Chutney – to taste for garnishing
  • Tamarind Chutney – to taste for garnishing
  • Coriander – finely chopped for garnishing


  • 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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