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Dahi-Saunth Pakodis Recipe

Dahi-Saunth Pakodis is a popular Indian Snacks
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On :
Tuesday, 18 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Snacks Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Preparation Time :
8 hours
Servings :
More than 20 pieces
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • For Pakodis:
  • Moong dal (yellow) - 2 cup
  • Water - 1/4 cup
  • Oil for frying
  • Turmeric - 1 pinch
  • For sauce:
  • Tamarind pulp/amchur powder - 3 tbsps
  • Kala namak - 1/2 tsp
  • Roasted and ground Jeera - 1/2 tsp
  • Red Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Garam Masala - 1/2 tsp
  • Powdered fennel powder - 1 pinch
  • Water - 1.5 cup
  • Sugar to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • For Dahi:
  • Full Cream Milk Curd - 2 cup
  • Powdered Sugar - 1 tbsp
  • Kala namak - 1/4 tsp
  • Black pepper powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Red Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Roasted and ground Jeera - 1/2 tsp
  • Fresh Coriander leaves - for garnishing
  • Cardamom powder - 1 pinch
  • Salt to taste
  • How to Make Dahi-Saunth Pakodis:

    1. For pakodis: Soak moong dal overnight.
    2. Then drain and grind with a little water.
    3. Add a pinch of asafoetida to the ground dal and keep it aside for 15-20 mins.
    4. Then beat the dal batter (in one direction) for at at least 15 mins.
    5. Heat oil in a kadai. Add in spoonfuls of the dal batter and fry on medium heat till light brown.
    6. Then soak the pakodis in warm water with a little salt for 2-3 hours.
    7. For Saunth:
    8. Take a pan. Add imli pulp/amchur, water and keep it on fire.
    9. Add all spices including sugar/jaggery.
    10. Bring it to a boil and then cook on low heat for 10-15 mins.
    11. Then turn off the gas and let it cool.
    12. For Dahi:
    13. Take curd in a bowl and beat it with about 2 tbsps of water.
    14. It should be thick in consistency.
    15. Add all the spices including sugar and cardamom powder.
    16. To serving:
    17. Gently squeeze excess water from pakodis. Dip them in dahi.
    18. Then put the pakodis in the serving dish.
    19. Pour a little dahi on top of the pakodis.
    20. Pour saunth on top of the pakodis.
    21. Garnish with chopped fresh coriander




     

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