Dahi Vada , Dhai Vada Recipe
  • Soaking time: 8 hours.
  • Preparation time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking time: 10 minutes
  • Makes: 10 to 15 vadas


For the vada batter

  • 1 cup soaked urad dal
  • ½ tsp ginger chilli paste
  • ½ tsp jeera powder
  • 3 tbsp water
  • Salt to taste


Oil for frying the vada


For the topping

  • 1 cup chilled sweetened curds beaten well
  • Tamarind chutney
  • Green coriander chutney
  • Salt, jeera powder and chilli powder
  • Chopped green coriander leaves


  • In a blender, blend all the ingredients to form a paste.
  • in a vessel heat the oil, wet your hands with water.
  • Form circular shapes with the vada mixture and deep fry till golden brown.
  • Remove from the oil and place on absorbent paper.
  • Remove the excess oil and immediately soak the vadas in water for 15 minutes.
  • With your hand remove the excess water from the vada and refrigerate.


To serve

  • Keep the dhai vadas in a plate.
  • Place the beaten curds on top of the vada.
  • add some tamarind chutney and green chutney on top.
  • Sprinkle some salt, jeera powder, chilli powder, and coriander leaves on the vada.
  • Serve immediately.

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