September 24, 2012

How to Make Dalwada

Recipe by Naiya Sheth : Learn how to make Dalwada.  In rainy season Dalwada is a must in India and especially in Gujarat. We Gujarati people just love farsan - snacks. So here it's a home made recipe for all time favourite Dalwada. It's a fried but yummy snack. They are prepared with either chana dal - split gram dal or green moong dal. In both methods, they taste best. Lots of chillies and ginger garlic is added to it to make it tastier. So enjoy this roadside - street food at home to make it healthy and clean.

Soaking time - 4 to 5 hours
Preparation time - 15 minutes
cooking time - 15 to 20 minutes
Serves - 4 person

Ingredients to make Dalwada:

1/2 cup yellow moong dal
1/2 cup urad dal
1/2 cup chaula dal
1/2 cup green moong dal
8 to 10 green chillies - finely chopped
1/2 cup finely chopped coriander leaves
Salt to taste
2 teaspoon ginger paste
2 teaspoon garlic paste
1 big onion - finely chopped
1/4 cup yellow moong dal
Oil for frying

To serve with:

Fried green chillies
Onion slices

Method to make Dalwada:

  • Wash and soak 1/2 cup moong dal, 1/2 cup urad dal, 1/2 cup green moong dal and 1/2 cup Chaula dal for 4 to 5 hours in lukewarm water.
  • After that drain excess water and grind to coarse paste.
  • Keep aside for minimum 1 hours. At this time soak another 1/4 cup yellow moong dal and keep aside.
  • Add salt, ginger paste, garlic paste, green chillies, onion and coriander leave to it. Drain and add soaked whole yellow moong dal to it and mix well.
  • Heat oil in a pan and drop a teaspoon mixture to it. Repeat for 5 to 6 times and fry till golden brown. 
  • When ready drain on absorbent kitchen tissue. 
  • Serve hot and mouth watering Dalwada with fried green chillies and onion slices. 
  • Sprinkle some salt on green chillies and onion slices if needed.

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