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Tasty Dahi Wada Recipe

Tasty Dahi Wada 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 :
Preparation Time :
8 hours
Servings :
More than 20 pieces
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  • For the vadas:
  • 1 cup- Urad Dal (black gram dal)
  • 1/4 cup-mung dal (green gram dal)
  • Salt
  • For the yogurt:
  • 5 cup - yogurt
  • 1 tsp - green chillies, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp - Ginger grated
  • 8 - Curry leaves
  • 1/4 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 1 pinch - Asafoetida
  • Salt
  • 4 tsp - Sugar
  • Chilli powder
  • Cumin powder
  • Black salt
  • How to Make Tasty Dahi Wada:

    1. Soak the two dals for 7-8 hours or overnight. Grind it to a smooth paste.
    2. Add salt.
    3. Heat oil for deep frying in a kadahi and add spoonfuls of dal batter and fry until the vadas are golden brown.
    4. Drop the hot vadas in a bowl of cold water and leave for about 3-4 minutes.
    5. Take each vada out from water, squeeze the water out and set aside. Method for making dahi
    6. Blend the yogurt with little water until it is smooth.
    7. Add sugar, salt, green chillies and ginger.
    8. Make a tarka (seasoning) of mustard seeds, asafoetida and curry leaves and add to yogurt.
    9. Keep the yogurt in refrigerator until it is chilled.
    10. Serving the vadas: Arrange the squeezed vadas in a deep dish. Pour the yogurt on the vadas such that all the vadas are covered well by the yogurt. Sprinkle red chilli powder, roasted jeera powder and black salt (sanchal).
    11. Serve with sweet tamarind(imli) chutney.


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