Dahi Vada is again a Popular dish made in Holi. Although Dahi Vada is something which can be enjoyed on any hot summer day. Chilled Dahi Vada topped with green and Tamarind chutneys gives a relieve to beat the heat.
Ghujiya Dahi Vada is famous at my hometown Jodhpur(Raj), although not sure if it is made in any other parts too. This dahi vada is quite different than the usual dahi vadas.
This Dahi Vada is in shape of Ghujiya and has filling of cashwes,elaichi powder, chilli and ginger pieces.
So lets have a look on the recepi step by step with pictures for reference.
11/2 cup Urad dal
Ginger chopped into small pieces
Green chillies chopped into small pieces
Cashews cut into four pieces
Muslin cloth or plastic sheet
Oil for frying vadas
Soak dal for 5-6 hours and grind it to thick batter
Wet the muslin cloth or plastic sheet
Spread one tablespoon batter in round shape
Fill few pieces of ginger, chilli, cashews and pinch of elaichi powder
Fold the muslin cloth or plastic sheet to double so as to give the shape of gujiya
Put them in hot oil & fry till they turn little golden
Take out from oil & soak them in water for 10-15 minutes
Squeeze water from them gently & dip them in curd
Serve with tamarind & green chutney chilli powder,salt as per taste & cumin powder.