Dahi Bhalla

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Main Ingredients Split skinless black gram (dhuli urad dal), Thick yogurt
Cuisine Fusion
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 8-10 hour
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Select Taste
Level of Cooking Medium
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Dahi Bhalla

  • Split skinless black gram (dhuli urad dal)
  • 3 cups Thick yogurt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida
  • 1 inch Ginger roughly chopped
  • 3-4 Green chillies roughly chopped
  • 3 tablespoon Cumin powder
  • 2 tablespoon Coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Chaat masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • 1/2 cup Fresh coriander finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup Green chutney
  • 1/2 cup Tamarind chutney


  1. Grind together black gram, asafoetida, ginger and green chillies to a smooth paste. Add salt and keep it for 2-3 hours.
  2. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.
  3. Drop a portion of black gram mixture in hot oil till crisp and brown on both the sides.
  4. Combine yogurt, salt, 2 tablespoons cumin powder, coriander powder, ½ teaspoon red chilli powder, ½ teaspoon black pepper powder, some of the fresh coriander, 2 teaspoon green chutney and 1 teaspoon tamarind chutney in a bowl. Mix well.
  5. Boil 4-5 cups water in a non-stick pan, add fried bhallas till soft. Squeeze out excessive water.
  6. Put these bhallas in the prepared yogurt mixture and mix well.
  7. Put dahi bhalla on a serving plate. Garnish remaining green chutney, tamarind chutney and cumin powder. Sprinkle chaat masala and remaining fresh coriander and serve.