Holi Special Dahi Vada

Dahi Vada or Dahi Bhalla, whatever the name you call it, is famous in whole India. These vadas are made with yellow lentils and green lentils and accompanied with yogurt and an instant tangy and sweet sauce

Holi special dahi vada

 

Dahi Vada is one of the famous festive item in every Indian home. These are made with love and off course made in bulk. Whenever we had Dahi vada at home or at any occasion we just sit in the corner and enjoy most spongy and chat pata item and hope no one disturbs you in your own world. Actually it happens to me. Dahi Vadas are really easy to make for any festive season. 

 

Holi Special Dahi Vada

 

The hot deep fried vadas are first soaked in luke warm water and transferred to thick beaten yogurt. To add more flavour they may be topped with coriander or mint leaves and for garnishing dry mango powder sauce (amchur ki chutney) is best.

 

Holi Special Dahi Vada Recipe
 
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Nutrition Information
  • Serves: Serving 4
  • Serving size: 1
  • Calories: 131
  • Fat: 0.3 g
  • Saturated fat: 0
  • Unsaturated fat: 0
  • Trans fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 22 g
  • Sugar: 2 g
  • Sodium: 82 mg
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Protein: 11 g
  • Cholesterol: 0
Recipe type: Street Food, Festive Items, Snack, Healthy Snack
Cuisine: Indian
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These Dahi vadas are made with yellow lentils and green lentils and accompanied with yogurt and an instant dry mango powder sauce.
Ingredients
  • Yellow Moong Dal - 1 Cup
  • Yellow Urad Dal - ½ Cup
  • Asafoetida Powder (heeng) - 1 Tablespoon
  • Yogurt - 1 Cup
  • Dry Mango Powder Sauce(Amchur Ki chutney) - ½ Cup
  • Chili Powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Roasted Cumin powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Sugar to taste
  • Cooking Oil For Frying
  • Water as needed
Instructions
  1. Soak the both lentils in water for 3 to 4 hours or overnight.
  2. Wash and drain the lentils.
  3. Grind both the lentils separately in a blender and make a smooth paste.
  4. Mix both the lentils paste into a big bowl and beat them using electric beater or hand for 2 to 3 mins.If using hands beat for 5 to 7 mins.
  5. Now take some batter with the help of your fingers and make a ball.
  6. Deep fry the balls in hot oil in low medium flame till the vadas are golden brown.
  7. Take out the vadas from the oil and soak them in luke warm water with some salt added in that water.
  8. Soak vadas for about 30 mins to 1 hour.
  9. Just before serving squeeze out the excess water from the vadas.
  10. Add sugar and salt as per taste in yogurt and beat it to make it smooth.
  11. Now arrange the vadas on the serving dish and top with the whisked yogurt.
  12. Garnish with the rosted cumin powder, chili powder, dry mango powder sauce(amchur ki chutney) and pomegranate seeds.
Notes
To add more flavor, Dahi Vada may be topped with coriander or mint leaves, crushed black pepper, chaat masala, shredded coconut, green chilis or boondi.
 

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