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Punjabi Dahi Vadas

Recipe by Chitra Ahluwalia Pal of New York, US

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 60 g Urad Dal
    • 200 g Curd
    • Oil to fry
    • 2 small diced Green chilies
    • ½ Onion
    • Chili powder
    • Salt
    • pepper powder and garam masala to taste
    • ½ tsp Ginger


    1. Soak the daal overnight, and grind it fine.
    2. Beat it until foamy and light.
    3. Add chopped onion, green chilies, garam masal, ginger and salt. Mix well and allow it to stand for ten minutes.
    4. Spread a piece of wet muslin over a bowl and make vada over it.
    5. Fry them in hot oil till golden brown.
    6. Put them in slated hot water. Squeeze out the water and keep them ready.
    7. Beat the curd till smooth. Add Salt and pepper to it.
    8. Soak vadas in curds and decorate according to taste.


    mandeep dharani

    dahi bhalle rather.....yummy...!!

    Chitra Ahluwalia Pal

    Chitra Ahluwalia Pal

    Hi everyone, 1. Urad daal should be without chilka. 2.Spreading Muslin cloth over the bowl and then keeping vadas make them moist before frying and they will will stick to each other. 3. Fried vadas should be put in salted water to get little moist before putting them in curd. This wil kep them fresh take them out of water before serving. Squeeze the water before adding curd. Thanks

    asma amjad

    fried vadas should be put in water,what is this slated water mean? & how 2 put mislin cloth on bowl i dint understand


    u said that spread muslin cloth over the bowl and make vadas? i did not understand the above matter


    ye urad ki daal chilke waali honi chahiye ya bina chilke ki?

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