Dahi Vada Recipe

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This recipe is an Indian-style Dahi Vada that can be enjoyed at any time of the year, but is especially popular during the summer months as a refreshing snack

Prep Time 5 hour Cook Time 25 min Total Time 5 hrs 25 mins Difficulty: Beginner Servings: 1 Calories: 200 calories. Best Season: Summer



  1. Soak urad dal in water for 4-5 hours.
  2. Drain the water and grind the dal to a smooth paste. Add salt and asafoetida to the batter and mix well.
  3. Heat oil in a pan. Take small portions of the batter and drop them into the hot oil. Fry until golden brown and crispy.
  4. Remove the vadas from the oil and soak them in warm water for 10-15 minutes. Squeeze out the excess water and place the vadas on a plate.
  5. Whisk the yogurt with cumin powder, red chili powder, and salt to make a smooth mixture.
  6. Place the vadas in a serving dish and pour the yogurt mixture over them.
  7. Drizzle tamarind chutney on top of the vadas.
  8. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.


  • Dahi Vada is a popular Indian snack that is usually served chilled.
  • You can adjust the amount of chili powder and tamarind chutney based on your taste preferences.
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