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Dahi Bhalla is a mouth-watering chaat with the goodness of dal and yogurt. Learn how to make/prepare Dahi Bhalla by following this easy recipe.

Dahi Bhalla Recipe
Preparation Time
15 Minutes
Cooking Time
20 Minutes
10.0 / 10 ( 8 votes)
Recipe Type
Serves 4

• 1 1/2 cups Split Black Gram (dhuli Urad Dal)
• 2 tbsp Fresh Coriander Leaves (chopped)
• 1 inch piece Ginger (cut into thin strips)
• 2 Green Chilli (chopped)
• Salt to taste
• 1 tsp Red Chilli Powder
• 1 tsp Rock Salt (Sendha Namak)
• 15-20 Raisins
• 2 tsp Roasted Cumin Powder
• A pinch of Asafoetida
• Oil to deep fry
• 6-7 cups Yogurt
• Mint Chutney to taste
• Sweet Tamarind Chutney to taste
How to make Dahi Bhalla:
Soak dal overnight in three cups of water and drain off the water in the next morning and grind the dal into a smooth paste.
Add a teaspoon of salt, half a teaspoon of red chilli powder, raisins and asafetida into the dal paste and mix well.
In a wok (kadhai), heat sufficient oil and gently scoop spoonfuls on dal paste into it and fry till golden brown. Drain the bhallas in a paper towel.
Soak the bhallas in hot water for two minutes, take it out and squeeze out the excess water.
In a separate bowl, mix the yogurt, salt and rock salt.
Arrange the bhallas in a plate and pour generous amounts of yogurt over it, followed by mint chutney and sweet tamarind chutney.
Sprinkle red chilli powder and roasted cumin powder.
Garnish with coriander leaves, julienned ginger and chopped green chillies.

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