Thayir Vada - Dahi Vada

Vada soaked in Curd

Thayir Vada - Dahi Vada

Vada soaked in Curd

Category : Snacks, Pure-Vegetarian

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By Renjini Selvan

Published On: 18 Jan 2009

Rating: 5
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40 Minutes
Served : 10
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Soak black gram for atleast 2 hours.

Step 2

Grind it into a thick fine paste by adding ginger, salt and required quantity of water.

Step 3

:- The batter should be thick so that we can easily make vada out of it.

Step 4

Mix baking soda with the vada batter.

Step 5

Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan.

Step 6

Roll out small lemon sized balls/vada out of the batter and deep fry it in oil.

Step 7

When vada turns golden brown, take it out of the oil and drain it on tissue paper.

Step 8

Make sugar powder out of 1 cup sugar.

Step 9

Beat the curd by adding powdered sugar.

Step 10

Transfer this curd into a large serving dish and dip the fried vadas in it.

Step 11

Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a pan.

Step 12

Splutter mustard seeds.

Step 13

Add curry leaves and when it becomes crispy, add whole red chillies and remove from fire.

Step 14

Sprinkle this over dahi vada and keep it in the fridge for half an hour (so that the vada gets soaked in curd).

Step 15

:- Thayir vada / Dahi vada is ready to serve.

Step 16

Option II:-
1)Instead of sugar, beat the curd by adding salt, little chilli powder(say 1/2 tsp), 2 pinches of asafoetida and 2 pinches of cumin powder.

Step 17

Dip the vadas in it.

Step 18

Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a pan.

Step 19

Splutter mustard seeds.

Step 20

Add curry leaves and when it becomes crispy, add whole red chillies and remove from fire.

Step 21

Sprinkle this over dahi vada and keep it in the fridge for half an hour.

Step 22

:- The sugar free version of Thayir vada / Dahi vada is ready to serve.

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Revathi

"DIP" the vadas in curd is wrong. SOAK the vadas is correct. Dipping would mean, removing the vadas from the curd after DIPPING them.

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