Monday, June 11, 2007

Dahi vada

1 Cup Urad daal
Salt to taste
Oil to fry

1 kg Dahi (yogurt)
1/2 tsp grated Ginger
Finely chopped coriander leaves
1-2 green chilies chopped
Salt to taste
2 tsp Roasted cumin powder
Red chili powder to taste

Clean, wash and soak the daal overnight. Grind it into smooth paste. Add salt to taste. Heat oil in a pan and drop a spoonfuls of batter and fry till golden brown.
Take the hot vadas and put in cold water for 2-3 minutes. Now Take them out of water and squeeze the water and keep aside.

Blend the curd (yogurt) and little water until it is smooth. Keep in refrigerator for an hour to get chilled. Add salt, red chili powder and cumin powder.

In a deep dish arrange wada and pour dahi over them. Now add imli (tamarind) chutney and green chutney. Garnish with coriander.
Serve the dahi vadas chilled.