mearl223 On September - 29 - 2011

Aloo Dahi-wada

Here’s a new twist on dahi-wadas – the wadas are not made of ground pre-soaked white urad daal, but of mashed potatoes & bread – This one, I’m sure u’ll make, VERY often!

PrepTime 5mins – Serves 4 – CookTime 20mins




6 potatoes – washed, boiled & mashed.
4 bread slices
1/2 kg curd
chopped green chillies – as per taste
1 tsp chat masala powder
2 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 tbsp gram masala powder
1/2 tbsp cumin/ jeera powder
1/2 tsp black salt
1/2 cup chopped corriander leaves
some of the above powders for the garnish (as per taste)
salt to taste
oil to fry

Cooking Instructions

Mix the salt, some coriander leaves, a tsp each of red chilli, jeera/cumin, garam masla & chaat masala powders, and the green chilles into the mashed potatoes.
Cut each bread slice into a round shape with a mould/lid.
Apply little water on the round bread slices, just enough to let the potato mixture to stick to the bread slices.
Take approximately 2 tbsp of the potato mixture and spread on the round slices evenly – Smooth off the edges to form a wada.
Heat up up the oil for deep-frying and fry the rounds till golden brown; Drain excess oil out on a paper towel & allow to cool.
Beat the curd & add common salt and black salt, some sugar & chaat masala to taste.
When the rounds are cool, take 1 at a time, dip in water for a second & press gently to remove excess water and then immerse it into the curd. Once all of them are arranged in the seving dish, pour out the remaining curd mixture onto it.
Top off with red chilli, jeera/cumin, chaat masala & garam masala powders, corriander leaves and maybe some chopped green chillies. Drizzle sweet tarmarind chutney & serve chilled.

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