Dahi Bhalla Recipe

Dahi Bhalla Recipe
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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
Difficulty Average
Rating 10.0 / 10 (8 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
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.
  • Serve.