Dahi Vada Recipe, North Indian Dahi Vada Recipe
Dahi Vada Recipe, North Indian Dahi Vada Recipe.
Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: North Indian
Serves: 10
  • To make Vada We Need:
  • 1 cup Urad Dal
  • oil for frying
  • salt
  • Green Chutney we need:
  • 1 cup fresh coriander leaves
  • 1 cup mint leaves
  • 5 green chilies
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 2-3 garlic pods
  • 1-inch ginger
  • 1-2 shallots
  • salt
  • Tamarind Chutney we need:
  • 2 tbsp tamarind Extract/ a lemon sized seedless tamarind
  • 8-10 seedless dates
  • ⅓ cup grated jaggery
  • 1 and ½ cup water
  • ½ tsp cumin powder
  • ½ tsp chilly powder
  • salt
  1. Method for Green chutney:
  2. Add all the ingredients like mint, coriander, onion, green chilly, garlic, lime juice and salt in the mixie jar, add a little water.Grind it. Add the curd(Dahi), cumin powder, chaat masala mix well.green chutney is ready to serve.
  3. You can use it for ragda patties, sandwich, etc...
  4. Method for Tamarind Chutney:
  5. In a pan, add tamarind, dates and water.Boil it for 10 mins or till the dates become soft.Add the jaggery and continue to cook.
  6. Once the mixture started thicken add the red chilly powder ,cumin powder, and salt, mix well.
  7. How to make Dahi Vada,
  8. Make vada first, you can grind the batter in a mixie. soak the urad dal for 1 hour and then grind it to a smooth batter. Put salt and make ready. Make small balls and deep fry it in oil. Drain the oil and take it out. But in South Indian version we usually make vada by dropping a hole in the middle. Once you make the Vada Soak it in water for ½ hr to remove the excess oil and also the vada become softer if we soak it.
  9. Beat the Curd nicely and then pour it over the soaked vada, some people will add little sugar while beating the curd if you want mild sweet then add sugar otherwise skip it.
  10. Add the Green chutney little on top while serving.
  11. Add tamarind Chutney little on top while serving.
  12. Sprinkle little chilly powder on top while serving. I use Kashmiri chilly for garnishing.
  13. finally sev. Sev gives you nice crunchy taste. I have used the Nylon Sev for garnish.
  14. Dahi Vada garnishing is not limited you can add coriander leaves and as per your wish adjust the amount of chutney.
  15. Very tempting and delicious Dahi Vada is ready to serve.
Recipe by Prema's Culinary at http://www.premascook.com/2016/05/dahi-vada-recipe.html