Thayir Vadai | Aavadalu | Dahi Vada
Lipsmackingly delicious curd soaked lentil fritters – Thayir Vadai or Aavadalu!
Thayir Vadai | Aavadalu | Dahi Vada
Lipsmackingly delicious curd soaked lentil fritters – Thayir Vadai or Aavadalu!
Servings Prep Time
4people 20minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
20minutes 20minutes
Servings Prep Time
4people 20minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
20minutes 20minutes
Ingredients
  • 6-8 Vadai/Garelurefer notes for recipe
  • 1cup Thick Fresh Curd
  • 1cup Hot Water
  • 3tbsp Grated Carrot
  • 1 Green Chilli
  • 1tbsp Chopped Coriander Leaves
  • 1tsp Ghee/Oil
  • 1/4tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4tsp Jeera/Cumin Seeds
  • Generous Pinch Asafoetida
  • Few Fresh Curry Leaves
  • Salt as needed
Instructions
  1. Soak the prepared Vadai/Garelu in cup of hot water and keep it closed for 15-20 mins. Drain off the water and set the soaked Vadai/Garelu aside.
  2. In a bowl add thick fresh curd and whisk it well until smooth. Add salt as needed and mix it well.
  3. In a small pan, heat ghee/oil. Add mustard and cumin seeds and as they pop, add asafoetida, chopped green chilli and fresh curry leaves. Fry for few seconds and remove from heat. Add it to the whisked curd.
  4. Arrange the soaked Vadai/Garelu in the serving tray and pour the curd all over them.
  5. Sprinkle grated carrot and coriander leaves. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Note –
  1. Refer to the Vadai/Garelu recipe here.
  2. Fresh homemade curd works great for this recipe. Avoid using sour curd.
  3. As toppings, Kaara Boondi or Sev can be also be used if available.