Fat Free Dahi Vada ( Microwave Recipes)

Fat Free Dahi Vada made from soaked moong dal in a microwave, served topped with beaten curds, khajur imli chutney, sprinkling of red chilli powder, cumin seeds powder and chopped coriander.

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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

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Makes 8 dahi vadas
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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
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 chopped coriander (dhania)

For the vadas

  1. Soak the dal in warm water for at least 1 hour.
  2. Drain out most of the water and grind it to a smooth paste in a blender along with the chillies and salt.
  3. Add the fruit salt and mix well.
  4. Pour 2 tablespoons of the batter into 8 small greased microwave safe bowls (2" diameter).
  5. Microwave 4 at a time each batch for 1 minute and 15 seconds.
  6. Remove and allow it to cool completely unmould.
  7. Soak them in salted buttermilk for few minutes, till they are soft.
  8. Drain and squeeze out any excess water.
  9. Place on a serving plate.

How to proceed

  1. Whisk the curds with the milk and salt and pour over the soaked vadas.
  2. Garnish with the chilli powder, cumin powder, khajur imli ki chutney and chopped coriander.
  3. Serve chilled.
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Reviewed August 10, 2013by South Mumbai Foodie

Tarla Dalal has converted the fried dahi vada to a steamed version. Healthy as you get your protein from dal and topped with healthy curd. Enjoy this innovation.

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