Dahi Bhalla

Dahi Bhalla is a famous indian chaat which is available at almost every chaat corner. We generally prepare it during the festival time or even for a get together. These are simple to make and enjoyed by everyone. Hope you enjoy the recipe!!!

Course: Snacks

Cuisine: North Indian

Time: Preparation – 5 mins, Soaking – 4 hours, Cooking –  25 mins, Total – 4 hours 30 mins

Servings: 7-8


  1. Urad Dal – 1/2 cup (soak for 4-5 hours or over night)
  2. Moong Dal – 1/2 cup (soak for 4-5 hours or over night)
  3. Cumin Seeds – 1/2 tsp
  4. Asafoetida – 1/5 tsp
  5. Ginger – 1 inch (optional)
  6. Roasted Cumin Powder – 2 tsp or as required
  7. Chat Masala Powder – 2 tsp or as required
  8. Chilled Curd (Dahi or Yogurt) – 2 cups
  9. Green Chutney – recipe here
  10. Tamarind Chutney – recipe here
  11. Sugar – 2 tsp
  12. Oil – to deep fry the bhallas
  13. Salt to taste
  14. Water – 1-2 litres to soak the bhallas

PS: 1 Cup = 250 ML

How to make Dahi Bhalla:

  1. Take a grinding jar. Add soaked urad dal, moong dal, cumin seeds, ginger, asafoetida, 1/4 cup water
  2. Grind to make a paste. Add more water if required and make a smooth fluffy batter. Do not add too much water
  3. Take a bowl and transfer the batter. Add salt
  4. Now whisk the batter with a spoon in one direction to make it more fluffy. It’ll take around 3-4 mins
  5. Heat oil in a kadai or a pan. Once the oil is hot, drop the batter in the oil with a help of a spoon or your hand
  6. Fry till light golden and turn. Similarly fry the other side
  7. Drain them on a kitchen paper towel. Similarly fry the rest of bhallas
  8. Take water in a large bowl and soak bhallas in water for 25 mins
  9. Now take each bhalla and gently squeeze to remove the excess water. Similarly do for all and keep aside
  10. Take curd in a bowl. Add sugar, a little salt and water if required. Beat it to make smooth. Keep aside
  11. Take a plate. Place 4 bhallas or as required. Add curd, tamarind chutney and green chutney. Sprinkle roasted cumin powder and chat masala
  12. Your Dahi Bhallas are ready. Enjoy!!!

6 Comments Add yours

  1. PS says:

    Wow..One of my favorites!!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thank you!!! Mine too..

      Liked by 1 person

  2. jyo says:

    Looks amazingly delicious 👌

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Megala says:

    Wow! My fav. chaat! Thanks for the recipe!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. I am glad.. Thank you!!! Hope you enjoy the recipe 🙂 🙂

      Liked by 1 person

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