Dahi Bhalla is a delicious recipe which is famous in almost every places of india. This recipe takes some more time as compared to other recipes but if we talk about the taste then this is the most delicious among all. This is a super delicious recipe which is a combination of all like chatpata, sweet, salty, spicy and many more tastes. So without wasting time let start the recipe.
For making the vada
Black gram (urad dal) – 2 cup
Rice flour – 2 tbsp
Salt as per taste
Ingredients for dahi
Dahi (curd) – 3 cup
Water – 1 ½ cup
Black salt – 1/2 tsp
Red chilli powder – 1/4 tsp
Lemon juice – 1 tsp or juice of 1/2 of a lemon
Roasted cumin powder – 1 tsp
Crushed ginger – ½ tsp
Salt as per your taste
Panch phoron – 1 tsp
Curry leaves – 20 no
Dry red chilli – 4 no
Oil – 2 tsp
For making this Dahi Bhalla first we have to take 2 cup of black gram, soak them with enough water for 4-5 hours. Then nicely wash them and strain all the water. Now make a thick paste of it. Remember don’t add too much of water while grind it, if require then add a little water. Now rest the urad dal paste for 4-5 hours. Resting time is compulsory so don’t skip it.
After that we are going to make the water in which we soak the vada. So for this take a big pan or kadhai or any big utensil, add around 750 ml of water or 2-3 glass of water and add salt as per your taste. Now heat a tadka pan, add 1 tsp oil and let the oil becomes heat. After oil becomes heat add 1/2 tsp panch phoron, 2 dry red chilli, 10 curry leaves and immediately add the tadka into the water. After that boil the water for 2-3 minutes or you can also add the tadka in previously boiled water.
Now we are going to make the dahi. So for this take a big utensil, add dahi, water, black salt, roasted cumin powder, crushed ginger, salt as per your taste, red chilli powder and lemon juice and mix all the ingredients very well. Now it is the time for tadka. Take a tadka pan, add 1 tsp oil and let the oil becomes heat. After oil becomes heat, add ½ tsp panch phoron, 2 dry red chilli, 10 curry leaves and add the tadka to the dahi and mix it well and cover it.
After that we are going to deep fry the vada. Here we take the vada batter, add salt as per your taste and mix it very well. Now check whether it can hold in your palm or not means batter consistency for vada is perfect or not. If it is perfect then deep fry the vada otherwise add some rice flour as per requirement, mix very well and then deep fry the vada. Make all the vada very carefully by using your palm or you can also make vada by using banana leaf or any plastic sheet like milk packet.
After frying the vada add them into the tadka water. Now let the vada soak in the water completely. When you add vada into water it floats and when it was soaked in water completely it deeps in the water. When vada deeps in water means completely soaked, take it out from water, squeeze a little and then deep in dahi. Let the vada soak in dahi for 10-15 minutes. Now the dahi bhalla is ready to serve.
Finally all the cooking process is completely done. So now it is the time for assembling the dahi bhalla. Take a bowl, add 4 dahi bhalle, 1 big spoon of dum aloo, 1/2 spoon green chutney, some sev, pinch of black salt, 1/2 spoon of sweet chutney, some finely chopped onion and pinch of red chilli powder. Here I am telling you one process but you can serve this as per your choice. So you make your own dahi bhalla and enjoy.