Dahi Wada

Jai Shree Krushna,

Dahi wada is the yummiest and most liked snack by Shriji – it is so cooling in the approaching summer heat . Dahi wada recipe is easy and simple to follow. Let us make this cooling , yummy delicay .


  • 1/2 Cup Urad daal
    Salt to taste
    1 tsp grated Ginger
  • 1 small green chilli chopped
  • pinch of Hing / Asefotida powder
    Oil to fry 
  • For Dahi :
    2 cups Dahi (yogurt)
    Finely chopped coriander leaves
    2 tsp Roasted cumin / jeera powder
    Salt to taste.
    1 tsp sugar
  • dried mint leaves powder is optional.

Preparation Method

Wash and soak the daal for 2-3 hrs.

Seive and grind them together into smooth paste with very little water. The paste should be coarse and not fine.

Add salt,Hing and 1 tbs.of heated oil in the batter and beat vigourously for a minute.

To the Heated oil in pan for frying add small balls of batter into the oil with the help of a spoon. The flame should be medium. Do not put more than 8 – 9 balls.

Fry till golden brown. Then take them out on kitchen paper.

In a bowl fill 2 cups of warm water with 1 tsp salt and put the wadas in it. Let them soak for 1/2 hr.


For Dahi – Pass the curd through a sieve for smooth consistency and put in a bowl.

Keep in refrigerator for an hour to get chilled.

Before serving add salt, sugar and roasted cumin powder to the dahi .

Serving – Squeeze out the wadas from the water and in a deep dish arrange the wadas and pour dahi over them.

Pour imli (tamarind) chutney and green chutney.

Garnish with coriander

Serve the dahi wadas chilled.