Tuesday, 24 July 2007

Dahi Wada




Ingredients
1/2 cup urad dal; washed and soaked overnight
1/2 cup mung dal; washed and soaked overnight
1 medium onion
2/3 green chillies
2 cloves garlic
2 inches ginger
1 small bunch coriander
salt to taste
oil for frying
2 cups yogurt
2 tspn chat masala
salt to taste


Method
1. Drain the dal, grind using a food processer , place the thick paste in a bowl
2 Grind the onion, coriander, chillis, garlic and ginger in the food processer, add to the ground dal and mix.
3 Add the salt and beat the mixture to get as much air into it as possible, add a little water is neccesary, the mixture should be fairly thick. (not runny)
4. Heat the oil and add 1 table spn to the mixture, beat it in.
5. take 1 tablespn of the mixture and gently place in the medium hot oil, using a tspn to push the mixture off. Flip the vada over so both sides are golden brown.
6. Remove and place in cold water, let them soak for 2-3 minutes, remove, squeeze excess water out and place in a bowl
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7. Whisk the yogurt, add the chat masala and salt, pour over the vada.
8. Let the vada soak for a couple of hours, serve with tamarind chutney

20 comments:

Sharmi said...

they look so yummy. you added moong dal too. I am bookmarking this one. delicious looking dahi wada!!

Saju said...

thanks sharmi! Mung dal makes them a little lighter and easier to digest

Asha said...

Adding Moong dal is new to me too.Looks great Saju.

bhags said...

These are so lovely.....way to go

Saju said...

Thanks Asha, hope your eyes are better.
Thanks bhags

Deepika said...

wow they look so tempting.

Roopa said...

wow looks so nice and yummy! adding moong is a nice variation.

Richa said...

they look yum, saju!
adding onion is new to me, wud like to try this variation sometime, half for dahiwada & the rest as is :)
thanks!

Suganya said...

I can have those vadas themselves. Looks tempting!

Cinnamon said...

Yummu Yummy, Dahi Vada :)
Looks inviting!!

Kajal said...

WOW......Wada looks very crispy and whole plate is mouthwatering. Both entries for RCI are great. In hot summer I like this type of plate.

Prajusha said...

hi saju,
dahi vada looks yummy yummy.Good entry for RCI

SeeC said...

Moong dhal vada...lovely. I feel like having them right away. Looks Yummy.

sunita said...

Love dahi vadas..yours look lovely :)

Coffee said...

Thanks for that tip of adding moong dal!

Priyanka said...

Saju such lovely entries... my mouth is watering....

Lisa said...

yum, I'm missing yours and Chachi's cooking!

Saju said...

thanks Lisa, we miss you and your 3 boys too.

musical said...

Ummmmmmmm! finger licking good. Those fried wadas look REAL, and REAL GOOD! i mean so real that i want to pick one and eat!!

TBC said...

Hi Saju,
I came here through your comment on my blog.
Dahi wadas look good& tempting!
I will be back for more later.

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