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Doi Bora / Dahi Vada

Updated: Mar 28, 2022


Dal mix

  • 1 cup mashkalai daal / Urad dal

  • 2 green chilli chopped

  • 1 tbsp ginger paste

For Yogurt pouring

  • 1 cup yogurt

  • ½ tsp roasted chilli

  • ½ tsp roasted cumin

  • Salt to taste (we used ½ tsp in the yogurt mix)

For Garnish

  • Roasted red chilli powder

  • Roasted cumin powder

  • Tamarind chutney

  • Coriander leaves


  • Soak Mashkalai daal / Urad dal minimum 6hrs.

  • Drain and blend it fine adding ginger , green chilli (add water as needed to blend)

  • Once it blends well, beat well to make it lighter and fluffy (as shown in the video)

  • Meanwhile, add 2tsp of salt in 4 cups of water

  • Fry the dumpling/ boras in medium heat

  • Soak the fried dumplings/bora immediately in the water mix for 15mins.

  • Squeeze water gently out of the dumplings/ bora and spread yogurt (blended with salt,roasted chilli, roasted cumin) over it.

Garnish with roasted chilli powder, roasted cumin powder , tamarind chutney and some coriander leaves



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