Dahi Bhalla Chaat

Dahi bhalla chaat is one of the most popular street food in India. Deep fried urad dal vadas / dumplings served dredged in chilled curds, topped with green chutney,tamarind sweet chutney,roasted jeera powder and chopped coriander leaves. You can also add pomegranate pearls or boondi too.

1 cup urad dal / split black gram
4 cups curds / yoghurt
Salt to taste
Pinch of sugar
Oil to deep fry vadas
Rock salt / kaala namak
Green chutney as per your taste
Tamarind sweet chutney as per your taste
Pomegranate pearls (optional)
Khara boondi (optional)
Roasted jeera powder
Chopped coriander leaves 


  • Soak dal in water for 4-5 hrs, wash and drain excess water and grind into a smooth, thick  batter ,adding very little water
  • Add salt  to the batter ,whisk for 5 mins
  • Heat oil in a kadai ,deep fry vadas into a golden brown colour 
  • Drain the bhallas and soak them in sufficient water ,leave for 5 mins
  • Squeeze the vadas between your palms to drain out water
  • Whisk curds with salt ,sugar and little kaala namak
  • To serve place bhallas/ vadas on a plate, pour some curds over vadas
  • Drizzle some green cutney,sweet chutney over the curds
  • Garnish with some pomegranate pearls, boondi, jeera powder and chopped coriander leaves 
  • Serve immediately.


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