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Steamed Dahi Vada!

Steamed Dahi Vada!

A popular yummy snack, high in calories and one that can be relished without any guilt as it contains no trace of oil. Here is the recipe for you to try out:

Ingredients for steamed vada

• Black gram dal - 150 grams
• Green gram dal - 150 grams
• Ginger - 1 inch long piece(grated)
• Salt - ½ teaspoon
• Asafoetida - 1 pinch
• Eno salt - ½ teaspoon

Ingredients for Dahi vada chaat

• Curd - 500ml
• Salt - ½ teaspoon
• Black salt - ½ teaspoon
• Roasted cumin powder - 2 teaspoon
• Red chilli powder - ½ teaspoon
• Fresh coriander - 1 tablespoon(finely chopped)
• Sweet chutney - ½ cup
• Green chutney - ½ cup

• Soak cleaned black gram dal and green gram dal for four hours
• Grind the soaked dal without water coarsely
• Add salt, asafoetida and ginger to the ground dal mixture. Mix well.
• If you feel the mixture is too thin, you can add a little semolina to get the desired texture.
• Now add Eno to the mixture and beat well.
• Divide this mixture into equal portions and steam it in an idli stand.
• Let the vadas cook in the steam for 10 minutes.
• Take out vadas from the idli stand and let it cool for a while
• Now, to make dahi vadas, take a vada in a small plate. Add 3 table spoons of curd. Add sweet chutney and gren chutney as per taste. Sprinkle a pinch of black salt, red chilli powder and jeera powder.
• Now your dahi vada is ready to serve.

This chilled snack is ideal to beat the summer heat. It is high in proteins and calcium. This popular snack is delicious and yet nutritious!!!


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