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"Steamed Diet Dahi Bhallee"...Traditionally dahi vada is prepared by frying in oil, soaking fried dahi vada in water removes excess oil but still it's fatty, so here is for you my steamed diet dahi vada with no oil, zero calorie, needed just for greecing the mould, perhaps good for health, made with innovation,my style,my version,made in microwave in just few easy steps,may be of ur choice.



Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 5

Cook Time : 5

Total Time : 10


Serves 6

  • White Urad Dal 1/2 cup soaked overnight

  • Ginger 1/2 inch tukra very finely chopped

  • Jeera seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste 1/4teaspoon

  • Kasoori methi 1tablespoon

  • Green chillie 1 chopped finely

  • Eno 1 pouch

  • Curd 500gm

  • Oil for greecing the mould, 8-10 drops

  • Water 1/4 cup to put inside the batter and 1/4 cup to put below steamer mould

  • For Garnishing/Decorating/Plating:-Roasted jeera powder 1/4tsp(sprinkle on top as per own taste)

  • Salt to taste 1/4tsp (sprinkle on top)

  • Red chillie powder to taste 1/4tsp (sprinkle on top as per own taste)

  • Coriander leaves chopped finely 2-3 tablespoons

  • Coriander Chutney as per own taste 2-3 teaspoons

  • Sweet Tamarind (imli) chutney as per own taste 2-3 teaspoons


  • 01

    Wash dal 5-6 times and then soak in RO Water for overnight

  • 02

    Next day drain the water and make rough puree, daradara i mean, do not make a paste of it, it should be dardari kind of

  • 03

    Take out in a bowl add all the ingredients, beat well and at the same time add eno pouch with 1/4 cup of water, beat quickly

  • 04

    Put in greeced mould, cover the lid and keep in microwave for 5 minutes

  • 05

    When it beeps take out easily

  • 06

    Open the lid, take out steamed vada's in a plate

  • 07

    Soak in water for few minutes (3-4minutes approximately) no need to boil the water, just take fresh RO WATER and soak it

  • 08

    After that squeeze the water and keep aside, the steamed vada's will be double in size/volume

  • 09

    Arrange and do plating

  • 10

    Serve decorated



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