Fat Free Dahi Vada ( Microwave Recipe)

Non-fried vadas dunked in yoghurt and topped with tangy imli chutney and cumin powder. This recipe is devised for people on a diet or for those who have to cut down on fat. Nevertheless, it is extremely good.

Fat Free Dahi Vada ( Microwave Recipe)

Adapted from Tarla Dalal.com

Ingredients Fat Free Dahi Vada ( Microwave Recipe)

For The Vadas

1/2 cup yellow moong dal (split yellow gram)

1 to 2 green chillies

1/2 tsp unflavoured fruit salt

2 cups salted buttermilk/or water for soaking vadas

salt to taste

oil for greasing

For The Curds

2 cups curds (dahi)

2 tbsp milk

salt to taste

For The Garnish

1/2 tsp chilli powder

1 tsp roasted cumin seeds (jeera) powder

2 tbsp khajur imli ki chutney

2 tbsp Green Chutney

2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)

Method

For the vadas

Soak the dal in warm water for at least 1 hour.

Drain out most of the water and grind it to a smooth paste in a blender along with the chillies and salt. Try to keep the textureΒ  a bit grainy

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Add the fruit salt and mix well.

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Pour 1 tablespoons of the batter into 8 small greased microwave safe bowls (2″ diameter).

Fat Free Dahi Vada ( Microwave Recipe)

Microwave 4 at a time each batch for 1 minute and 15 seconds.

Fat Free Dahi Vada ( Microwave Recipe)

Remove and allow it to cool completely unmould.

Fat Free Dahi Vada ( Microwave Recipe)

Soak them in buttermilk or water for few minutes, till they are soft.

Fat Free Dahi Vada ( Microwave Recipe)

Drain and squeeze out any excess water.

Place on a serving plate.

Fat Free Dahi Vada ( Microwave Recipe)

How to proceed

Whisk the curds with the milk and salt and pour over the soaked vadas.

Fat Free Dahi Vada ( Microwave Recipe)

Garnish with the chilli powder, cumin powder, khajur imli ki chutney and chopped coriander. Eat it instantly. Do not let it soak for a longer time or overnight. Won’t taste that good the next day.

 

Fat Free Dahi Vada ( Microwave Recipe)

Fat Free Dahi Vada ( Microwave Recipe)

Fat Free Dahi Vada ( Microwave Recipe)

Fat Free Dahi Vada ( Microwave Recipe)

Fat Free Dahi Vada ( Microwave Recipe)

Fat Free Dahi Vada ( Microwave Recipe)

Fat Free Dahi Vada ( Microwave Recipe)

Fat Free Dahi Vada ( Microwave Recipe)

Fat Free Dahi Vada ( Microwave Recipe)

Fat Free Dahi Vada ( Microwave Recipe)

Fat Free Dahi Vada ( Microwave Recipe)

Fat Free Dahi Vada ( Microwave Recipe)

Fat Free Dahi Vada ( Microwave Recipe)

Fat Free Dahi Vada ( Microwave Recipe)

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