Dahi Bhalla Recipe

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• 1 Cup Yellow Lentils (Moong Daal ) Powder
• 1 tablespoon Cumin seeds
• 1 Teaspoon chilli flakes
• 1 Teaspoon Mango powder
• ½ Teaspoon Salt
• 1 Teaspoon Oil
• 1 Teaspoon Baking powder
Oil to deep fry
• Full Fat Turkish/Greek Yogurt
Salt to taste
• A pinch of Cumin seeds
• A pinch of Mustard seeds
• A pinch of Chilli flakes
• A pinch of Chilli powder
• A pinch of Mango powder
• 1 firm Fresh Tomato – chopped
• 1 handful of Coriander leaves – chopped

How to make Dahi Bhalla


1. Place the first 7 ingredients in a bowl and mix well – add little water at a time to make a THICK batter – it should NOT slip off the spoon if u tilt the spoon
2. Leave to rest for 10-15 minutes
3. Heat oil in a wok
4. Add baking powder to the mix and straight away put tablespoon full of batter into the hot oil with enough space in between as they will swell up into big round balls
5. Fry till they turn light golden
6. Remove and drain on a kitchen towel or kitchen paper
7. Add salt to the yogurt and beat till combined
8. Place the fried bhally in a bowl of tap water for 5-7minutes – they would have swelled up even further!
9. Lightly squeeze out the water by placing in between your palm and place on a flat based serving dish
10. Top with yogurt, and sprinkle with cumin seeds, mustard seeds, chilli flakes, chilli powder, mango powder and chopped tomatoes and coriander leaves

Posted By: mehreen, lahore

Dahi bhalla is actually the Punjabi name of Dahi Bara. In the whole sub continent, dahi baray have different names such as Dahi bhalla in Punjabi, doi bora in Bengali, perugu vada in Telugu and so on. Dahi bhalla recipe ingredients include yellow lentils powder (moong dal powder), cumin seeds, chili flakes, mango powder, oil for frying, water, baking powder, yogurt and salt. These ingredients are required in dahi bhalle Pakistani recipe and in addition to garnish its bowl, some other spices are used such as cumin seeds, mustard seeds, chili flakes, chili powder, mango powder, chopped tomatoes and a handful of chopped coriander leaves.

Get dahi bhall recipe from Pakistani cuisine, make it for you and your family and enjoy having it with evening tea. It's a bet all, tasting this snack, every foodie around must appreciate. Enjoy the recipe given above on this page.

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Reviews & Comments (15)

irfan memon - islamabad Jun 04, 2018
Dahi bhalla recipe has been my childhood favorite and I always urge my wife to make it for me every time it’s the rainy season. We have great memories with dahi bhalla and this anniversary I will surprise her by making dahi bhalla for her!
Shazia Khalid - lahore May 15, 2018
It’s been quite a while since we started making the dahi bhalla at home. Making dahi bhalla recipe at home is both economical and delicious. I love to try this recipe for an evening snack every other day because of how delicious and quick it is to prepare.
hira sami - karachi May 10, 2018
So whenever I am craving for dahi bhalla, it’s hard to go find a chaat stall somewhere that sells it. To eradicate my mid-night cravings I found this recipe and it came out absolutely scrumptious. It felt like I had bought it from a stall. Amazing recipe!
majid - hyder abad Sep 29, 2015
masale dar dhai bhaala boht testy hota hain. mai bht shoq se khata hon sham ke waqt . hamara ghar ke pas bombay waala hai waha pe boht maze ka dhai bhaala milta hain. main wahin se khata hon
majid - hyder abad Sep 29, 2015
masale dar dhai bhaala boht testy hota hain. mai bht shoq se khata hon sham ke waqt . hamara ghar ke pas bombay waala hai waha pe boht maze ka dhai bhaala milta hain. main wahin se khata hon


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Dahi bhalla recipe is a famous evening snack enjoyed in Pakistan, India and Bangladesh. Dahi bhalla has different varieties in which different spices and different stuff dumplings. Recipe is simple to make while the dish in return is marvelous. Make this light and tasty snack just today. Enjoy your evenings with it or serve to guests, it will always be a relish.


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