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Steamed Dahi Vada

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Total Time:
5-6 hours
Serves:4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup - Urad Dal
  • 1 cup - Moong dal
  • 1 tsp - Asafoetida
  • 1 tbsp - Ginger, grated
  • 1 tsp - Salt
  • 2 tbsp - semolina
  • 2 tbsp - Curd
  • 1 tsp - Baking soda
  • 2 cups - Yogurt, blended finely
  • 2 tsp - Salt
  • 1 tsp - Sugar , fine variety
  • 2 tsp - Black pepper
  • 1 tsp - Black salt
  • 2 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • A pinch of Carom seeds
  • 1 tbsp - Coconut, grated (optional)
  • 1 tbsp - Kasuri Methi
  • Water as per required

How to Make

  • Soak the dals together for at least 4 hours.
  • Drain and blend it fine, add ginger, salt and asafoetida.
  • Mix with yogurt and semolina and keep aside for 20 minutes.
  • Keep the steamer ready, add baking soda to the mixture and steam it for 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, warm some water.
  • When the dumplings are done soak them in this warm water for next 20-30 minutes or till the time you are ready to serve.
  • Squeeze out water lightly, out of the vadas and spread thin yogurt (blended with salt) over it till it is immersed completely.
  • Sprinkle spices over it and garnish with fresh coriander before serving.
  • Recipe courtesy: UK Rasoi