Sunday, March 16

Dahi Wada

Ingredients :

Udad dal (Black gram dal) 1 cup
Moong dal (Green gram dal) 1/4 cup
Salt to taste

For the Dahi (yogurt)
Dahi (yogurt) 5 cups(You can use homemade yogurt or low-fat yogurt from the market)
Green chillies, chopped 1 tsp
Ginger grated
1/2 tspcurry leaves
7-8Mustard seeds
1/4 tspAsafoetida pinch
Salt to taste
Sugar 4 tsps (yogurt should taste little sweet)

Method :

For Wadas

Soak the two dals for 7-8 hours or overnight.
Grind it to a smooth paste with very little water
Add salt to taste. Heat oil for deep frying in a kadahi and add spoonfuls of dal batter (in oval shapes) and fry until the wadas are golden brown.
Drop the hot wads in a bowl of cold water and leave for about 3-4 minutes.
Take each wada out from water, squeeze the water out and set aside.

For making dahi:

Blend the yogurt with little water until it is smooth.
Add sugar, salt, green chillies and ginger.
Make a tarka (seasoning) of mustard seeds, asafoetida and curry leaves and add to yogurt.
Keep the yogurt in refrigerator until it is chilled.

Serving the wadas
Arrange the squeezed wadas in a deep dish. Pour the yogurt on the wadas such that all the wads are covered well by the yogurt. Sprinle red chiili powder, roasted jeera powder and black salt (sanchal).Serve with sweet tamarind(imli) chutney.

1 comment:

Ashok Soni said...

Hindi me likhe to aur bhi good rahega.. Nice Work

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