Who doesn’t love street food? While street foods, including samosas, chat, and kachori, serve as comfort foods that are perfect for enjoying at crowded stalls, they can also be easily prepared at home. The dishes are made with ingredients that are readily available and widely used such as potatoes, chickpeas, lentils and yogurt. One such popular street food is dahi bhhalla, which is essentially fried urad dal dumplings served with chilled sweet yogurt and spicy chutneys, making it perfect for summer. Chef Pankaj Bhadouria shared a video on how to make the perfect dahi bhalla in just 10 minutes.
In the video explaining the recipe, the MasterChef winner said: “Instant 10 minutes of dahi bhhalla. Make the softest, spongiest ever moist Dahi Bhalla in just 10 minutes! You don’t need a special occasion to enjoy this heavenly and delicious dahi bhalla, just some dal and dahi!”
These are the ingredients you need to make instant dahi bhala:
— 1 cup of urad dal
— 2 cups yogurt (thick)
— Coffee roaster cumin powder
— Red chili powder
Follow these steps to make instant dahi bhala:
— Take 1 cup of urad dal and grind it into a fine powder.
— Add 1 cup of water to the powder and mix well to form a paste.
— When the pasta is ready, let it rest for five minutes.
— Add another cup of water and whisk until the batter is fluffy.
— To check if the batter is ready to use, add a pea-sized amount to a bowl of water. If the batter floats, it is ready to use.
— Then heat oil in a pan over medium heat.
— Now with wet palms, make dumplings from the batter and drop them into the hot oil to make bhallas.
— Dip the cooked bhallas in water, squeeze them and spread them on a plate.
— Take yogurt in a bowl and add salt and sugar.
— Pour the yogurt over the bhhallas.
— Add spicy tamarind chutney and green chutney.
— Sprinkle roasted cumin powder and chili powder.
— Garnish with pomegranate seeds
Watch the video here:
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