Dahi Pakodi chaat is Indian spicy and tangy chaat in which dal ki pakodi is served soaked in seasoned curd with generous toppings of sweet and sour chutneys crunchy sev and other seasonings.
Indians are known for their love of Chaat, a popular savory, spicy, sweet and tangy snack or mini meal. Tikki Choley, Dahi Papdi, dahi bhalla, Samosa chaat, Dahi Puri , Panni Puri each chaat has their loyel chaat lovers. Dahi Pakodi is also one of these chaat recipes which somewhat resembles dahi bhalla or dahi vada.
For making Dahi pakodi chaat usually split and skinless yellow moong dal is used to make the pakodi or fritters. In this recipe I substituted moong dal with more wholesome and rustic whole masoor dal with skin. Whole massor dal gives this dahi pakodi a hearty taste and is packed with lot more nutrition and fiber.
Dahi pakodi chaat recipe basically involves two processes, first is making dal pakodi and second is serving it with yogurt and array of other toppings.
Whole masoor dal is soaked for few hours, ground into a paste and then deep fried into dal pakodi. This dal pakodi is then made into finger licking chatpati dahi pakodi chaat.
This is my go to recipe for parties or get togethers. You can always make it in advance even one day or two days prior and store it in refrigerator. When you want to serve it just take out the pakodi’s and assemble them with toppings for a tantalising taste of dahi Pakodi chaat.
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