Dahi vada recipe with step by step photos. This tasty snack consist of fried urad dal dumplings dunked in a creamy whipped yogurt topped with spicy and sweet chutneys. Dahi Vada Recipe: How to Make Dahi Vada

It is a popular North Indian snack that is made during special occasions and festivals.


  • urad dal – 1 cup
  • moong dal – 2 tablespoon
  • curd/yogurt – 3 cups
  • jeera – 2 tablespoon
  • dry red chillies- 2 – 3
  • coriander leaves- a small bunch
  • sugar – 1/4 teaspoon
  • salt to taste
  • oil for frying.


  • Soak both the dals overnight or 6-8 hours, grind it to smooth paste.
  • Now take the curd and beat it nicely with a spoon along with salt and 1/4 teaspoon of sugar.
  • Fry zeera and the red chilies without oil and grind it to powder, add this to the beaten curd with very little water.
  • Now fry the vadas in oil, and as soon as you take it to output the vadas in warm water for 5-10 second, after that, take the vadas out and squeeze any excess water with hand and put it in the curd.
  • Finally, you can garnish your dahi vada with coriander leaves. If you like you can add mustard, jeera, curry leaves and asafoetida seasoning to this.
  • Dahi Vada Recipe: How to Make Dahi Vada


  • To make this dahi vada more appealing you can garnish little tomato ketchup and date and tamarind chutney.
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