Saturday, May 17, 2014

Skinny Dahi vada -low fat,no fry recipe (spicy lentil dumplings dunked in yogurt sauce)

Dahi vada or thayir vadai is a popular snack from India ,in which deep fried lentil dumplings are soaked in yogurt sauce .Here is something I tried to lighted it up and make it a diet-friendly recipe, so that it could be enjoyed guilt free more often.

Ingredients
urad dhal 1/2 cup
mung dhal-1/4 cup
almond-4 whole
salt and pepper to taste
thick yogurt -1 cup
oil for spraying
chaat masala for garnish

  •  start by measuring the urad dhal and the mung dhal,rise and soak for minimum of four hours
  • add almonds and grind everything to a smooth paste with the the help of a little water 
  • now season with salt and pepper ,mix and keep aside 
  • for the sauce take one cup of thick yogurt ,season with some salt and if you prefer add a bit of chaat masala at this stage
  • grease a paniyaram(also called aebleskiver pan ) pan and pour in the batter about 3/4 full 
  • give it a spray and let cook for a few more minutes before flipping it on the other side 
  • repeat until all the batter is used up
  • soak these vadai in the yogurt sauce for a minimum of an hour and finish off with some chaat masala sprinkled on top 
  •  serve this cold right out of the refrigerator with some sweet and hot chutneys  
Here is a quick tutorial :

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