Non-Fried Dahi Wade Recipe - Unusual dahi wadas – the wadas are not deep fried here.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : White bread slices, Yogurt

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snack

Non-Fried Dahi Wade

Non-Fried Dahi Wade Recipe - How to make Non-Fried Dahi Wade


Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • White bread slices 8

  • Yogurt 3 cups

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger finely chopped1 tablespoon

  • Green chillies finely chopped2

  • Raisins chopped2 tablespoons

  • Split Bengal gram (chana dal) soaked and boiled in salt water 1/2 cup

  • Red chilli powder 1 tsp + fo

  • Roasted cumin powder 1/4 tsp +

  • Black salt a pinch +

  • Sugar 1 tsp + 2

  • Salt to taste

  • Scraped fresh coconut 1/4 cup

  • Grated cottage cheese (paneer) 1/4 cup

  • Garam masala powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Chaat masala 1 teaspoon

  • Tamarind chutney 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add ginger and green chillies and sauté for a minute. Add raisins and sauté for half a minute. Add split Bengal gram and toss.

Step 2

Add ½ tsp red chilli powder, ¼ tsp cumin powder, a pinch of black salt, 1 tsp sugar, salt and mix well.

Step 3

Add coconut, paneer and switch off the heat. Toss well and transfer the mixture into a bowl.

Step 4

Trim the edges of the bread slices. Soak the slices in water. Squeeze out the excess water and keep aside.

Step 5

Add garam masala powder to the Bengal gram filling and mix. Add a little salt to the bread and mash while mixing.

Step 6

Divide the bread mixture into equal sized balls and shape each ball into a katori. Place the Bengal gram mixture in it. Gather the edges and seal and shape into a wada and make a small depression in it.

Step 7

Add remaining sugar, ¼ tsp black salt, chaat masala, ½ tsp red chilli powder and a little salt to the yogurt and whisk well.

Step 8

Transfer half of the yogurt into a serving bowl. Add the wadas and pour the remaining yogurt over it.

Step 9

Drizzle tamarind chutney, sprinkle red chilli powder, cumin powder and serve.

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