When it comes to Indian snacks, “dahi bhalla” is one of the most popular and tasty vegetarian
snack of India. Dahi Bhalla is a very popular snack in North India that can be munched as a
snack or a side-dish. It’s easy to cook and is liked by most of the people.
It includes 2 major steps:
- Preparing Bhalla
- Assembling Dahi Bhalla.
- Preparing Bhalla:
Soak 1 cup Urad Dal in water overnight.
Rinse and drain the soaked dal nicely and put in the mixer jar.
Add half tbsp cumin seeds, green chilli, heeng, ginger.
Add water slowly in small quantities and grind the ingredients for a smooth fluffy batter
Pour the batter in a bowl and add salt as per taste.
Stir the batter. Stirring the batter nicely is the trick for soft bhallas.
Add oil for frying in a kadhai or pan and heat it.
When the oil is medium hot, start adding the batter in small quantities.
Fry the bhallas till they turn light golden.
Drain the excess oil by placing bhallas on paper towel.
After all the bhallas are fried, soak them in around 2-2.5 cup water for around 15-20
minutes or till they become soft.
Take each bhalla and press on your palm so as to remove the excess water.
Now the bhallas are ready. Let’s assemble the dahi bhalla
- For assembling Dahi Bhalla:
Take around 2 cups of fresh curd (cold).
Whisk the curd properly.
Add the bhallas to the curd and mix them gently.
Add chat masala and salt as per taste.
Optionally, you can garnish your dahi bhallas with Imli Chutney, Coriander Chutney or
Your delicious Dahi Bhallas are ready. Enjoy!