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Instant Dahi Vada with Rawa – Semolina Dahi Bhalla – HOLI SPECIAL RECIPES

Instant Dahi Vada with Rawa – Semolina Dahi Bhalla – HOLI SPECIAL RECIPES

Vadas have always made a special place on our Holi menu. You might have made the usual vada from dal , but this time try a new and quick variation of scrumptious Sooji dahi vada. It is very easy to prepare it and is a very tempting indeed unlike dal vadas.

Here is a quick and easy recipe with pictures and detailed method of preparation to make Mouth drooling Sooji Dahi vada at your home. You can sprinkle some roasted cumin powder, black salt and red chili powder onto dahi vada and serve this scrumptious semolina dahi vadas straightaway. Your friends and family will surely relish every bite of it.

Directions

Making:

Take semolina in a bowl, add 1 cup of curd to it and mix it well. Add 3/4 tsp or salt, ginger and green chilies. Mix all the ingredients well. Keep the batter aside for 10 minutes to set.

sooji dahi vada

Later, batter will be ready to make vadas. Now add less than ¼ tsp baking soda and mix it well.

sooji dahi vada

To make vadas take a bowl and cover it with a cloth. Hold the cloth tightly at the bottom of the bowl. Wet the cloth with water and spread 1 to 1.5 tsp of batter over it.

sooji dahi vada

Dip your fingers in water and give the batter a round shape. You can make small or big vadas as according to choice.

sooji dahi vada

Place a wok on flame to heat oil. Place your hand over the wok and check if it is hot enough. Put the gas to medium flame and gently slide the vada into oil.

sooji dahi vada

Flip the vada when it has turned golden brown from one side and fry till they become golden brown on all sides.

Sooji dahi vada

When the vadas are fried rightly drain them out on a plate covered with kitchen paper towel and prepare more vadas in same process.

sooji dahi vada

Now take the vadas and put them in a bowl of water so that they become soft and fluffy. The vadas should be submerged well in water.

sooji dahi vada

Now prepare pakoras with rest of the batter. To make the pakoras, wet your hand with a bit of water. Make round balls and drop the batter into hot oil.

sooji dahi vada

Once the pakoras turn golden brown in color, sieve them out onto kitchen paper towel kept over the plate.

sooji dahi vada

Then soak the pakoras in water as well. When we soak the pakoras and vadas in water then they become soft and fluffy and secondly, the oil from them gets drained out into water.

sooji dahi vada

By then the vadas will become soft and fluffy, squeeze and drain them out from water. After sometime, squeeze and drain out the pakoras from the water as well. Dahi vadas are now ready to be served.

sooji dahi vada

Serving:

Keep 2 vadas and pakoras on a plate. Firstly pour some curd over the vadas followed by sweet chutney, spicy green coriander chutney.

sooji dahi vada

Now sprinkle some roasted cumin powder, black salt and red chili powder onto dahi vada and serve this scrumptious semolina dahi vadas straightaway.

sooji dahi vada

Suggestions

  • Don’t soak the pakoras and vadas in water for a much longer time as they will become soggier.
  • Prefer using thick curd for serving the vadas. If you have watery curd, you can drain out extra water, by squeezing the curd onto a cloth and then whisk the curd well and use it.
  • You can make sweet chutney with tamarind, dry mango chunks or dates.
Instant Dahi Vada with Rawa - Semolina Dahi Bhalla - HOLI SPECIAL RECIPESsooji dahi vada
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Recipe type: snacks
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Semolina – 1 cup (180 grams)
  • Curd – 1 cup
  • Ginger – 1 inch (finely chopped)
  • Green chilies – 2 to 3 (finely chopped)
  • Salt – ¾ tsp
  • Baking soda – less than ¼ tsp
  • Oil – for frying vadas and pakodas
Instructions
  1. Take semolina in a bowl, add 1 cup of curd to it and mix it well. Add ¾ tsp or salt, ginger and green chilies. Mix all the ingredients well. Keep the batter aside for 10 minutes to set.
  2. Later, batter will be ready to make vadas. Now add less than ¼ tsp baking soda and mix it well.
  3. To make vadas take a bowl and cover it with a cloth. Hold the cloth tightly at the bottom of the bowl. Wet the cloth with water and spread 1 to 1.5 tsp of batter over it.
  4. Dip your fingers in water and give the batter a round shape. You can make small or big vadas as according to choice.
  5. Place a wok on flame to heat oil. Place your hand over the wok and check if it is hot enough. Put the gas to medium flame and gently slide the vada into oil.
  6. Flip the vada when it has turned golden brown from one side and fry till they become golden brown on all sides.
  7. When the vadas are fried rightly drain them out on a plate covered with kitchen paper towel and prepare more vadas in same process.
  8. Now take the vadas and put them in a bowl of water so that they become soft and fluffy. The vadas should be submerged well in water.
  9. Now prepare pakoras with rest of the batter. To make the pakoras, wet your hand with a bit of water. Make round balls and drop the batter into hot oil.
  10. Once the pakoras turn golden brown in color, sieve them out onto kitchen paper towel kept over the plate.
  11. Then soak the pakoras in water as well. When we soak the pakoras and vadas in water then they become soft and fluffy and secondly, the oil from them gets drained out into water.
  12. By then the vadas will become soft and fluffy, squeeze and drain them out from water. After sometime, squeeze and drain out the pakoras from the water as well. Dahi vadas are now ready to be served.
  13. Keep 2 vadas and pakoras on a plate. Firstly pour some curd over the vadas followed by sweet chutney, spicy green coriander chutney.
  14. Now sprinkle some roasted cumin powder, black salt and red chili powder onto dahi vada and serve this scrumptious semolina dahi vadas straightaway.