Dahi Vada is a great starter and a cold appetizer. Dahi Vadas are urad dal based savory balls which are smooth and red with fresh curd and sprinkled little red chilli powder. These are very good for children.
Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 35 mins
- 1 cup white urad dal
- 1″ piece of ginger, grated
- 2 green chillies
- Salt to taste
- 2 cups thick fresh curd
- 2 cups water
- 1 tsp red chilli powder
- 1 tsp cumin powder
- Chopped coriander leaves to garnish
- 1 tsp mustard seeds
- 2 red chillies
- 1 pinch of hing(asafoetida)
- Oil for deep frying
Combine the ground urad dal paste with grated ginger,chopped green chillies and salt.
Pre heat the oil in a deep frying pan.
Place a plastic sheet in your palm and take a little urad dal ball and press little and dropped slowly in to the oil.
Deep fry on medium heat, till it becomes golden brown.
After frying them, take out in paper towel and keep them aside.
Again take a small pan and put 1 tbsp oil into that pan.
Add some mustard seeds, red chillies, hing, chilli powder and jeera powder in it and and after stirring for few seconds, switch off the flame.
Take curd in to a bowl and add little water and salt and mix well. After that add above oil mixture in to it.
Finally add fried vadas into that curd mix and cover it with air tight lid for 1 hour.
When you serve add fresh coriander on the top of it.