Dahi Vada


I am not a curd eater,hence I dont try many curd dishes,but Shonty is a big fan of curd so I made this specially for him..Thanks to my college buddy Mamta Gangan who gave me this recipe.


For Vada:

2 cups Udad dal

1 cup Moong Dal(skinless).

1 cup Green Moong Dal(with skin)

4 Green chillies.

2 tbsp chopped Ginger.

Salt to taste.

Oil for frying.

3 cups sweet Dahi.

Salt to taste.

2 tbsp Sugar.

pinch of Chilli powder.

pinch of roasted Jeera powder.

1/2 cup Khajur imli chutney.(recipe in chutney category)

1/2 cup Pudina chutney.(recipe in chutney category).

Barik sev and chopped corriander leaves for garnishing.


Wash and soak all the dals in water for 6 hours.Drain.

Add ginger and green chillies to dal and grind to a thick paste using very little water.

Add salt.


Heat oil in a kadhai and make lemon size vadas,fry on medium heat,till they turn golden brown in colour.


Remove on absorbent paper.


In a bowl mix 2 cups of water,1 tbsp Khajur imli chutney & 1 tbsp Pudina chutney.


Soak vadas in this mixture for 10 mins.


Squeeze the excess liquid,and arrange vadas in a plate.


Spread some Khajur imli chutney &  Pudina chutney.


In a bowl mix together curd,salt,sugar and 1 cup water.

Mix well.

Pour over vadas.Sprinkle chilli powder and jeera powder.


Garnish with sev and corriander leaves


Serve immediately.

Happy Cooking !!!


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