How to make Upside Down Dahi Bhalle -

Upside Down Dahi Bhalle -Sweet yogurt and chutneys in fried urad dal dumplings.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Mummy Ka Magic.

Main Ingredients : Yogurt (दही), Split skinless black gram

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Upside Down Dahi Bhalle

Upside Down Dahi Bhalle Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 6-7 hour

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Upside Down Dahi Bhalle Recipe

  • Yogurt 2 cups

  • Split skinless black gram soaked overnight 1 cup

  • Oil for deep-frying

  • Salt to taste

  • Ginger finely chopped 1/2 inch

  • Green chilli finely chopped 1

  • Raisins 1 tablespoons

  • Sugar 1/2 teaspoon

  • Green chutney as required

  • Sweet chutney as required

  • Chaat masala to sprinkle

  • Fresh coriander sprigs Few for garnishing


Step 1

Drain and grind black gram into a smooth thick batter. Transfer into a bowl.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 3

Add salt, ginger, green chilli and raisin to the batter and mix well.

Step 4

Dampen your palms with little water, divide the batter into equal large portions and deep-fry in hot oil till golden. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 5

Insert a small cookie cutter into the fried bhalle to create holes in them.

Step 6

Take the yogurt in another bowl. Add sugar and salt and mix well.

Step 7

Place the prepared bhalle on a serving platter. Spoon in the yogurt in the holes and top with some green chutney and sweet chutney. Sprinkle chaat masala, garnish with coriander sprigs and serve chilled.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.