29 March, 2015
Ice-Creamy Dahi vada (Lentil fritters in rich yoghurt and ice-cream sauce)
chutney and sweet and sour tamarind chutney.
1.White lentils (2 cups)
2.Fennel seeds (1 tbsp)
3.Ginger (1 inch)
4.Baking soda (1/2 tsp)
5.Salt (as per taste)
6.Broken cashewnuts(2 tbsp)
1.Corinader leaves (1 bunch)
2.Garlic (2 cloves)
3.Green chillies(2 to 3)
4.Salt as per taste
1.1 cup of seedeless tamarind soaked in water
2.Sugar 1/2 cup or more as per taste
salt as per taste
sugar (2 to 3 tbsp)
vanilla ice cream (2 scoops)
roasted cumin powder 1 tbsp
roasted chilly powder 1 tbsp
1.Soak the lentils in water overnight.Strain the water from the lentils.
2.Grind the lentils with fennel seeds and ginger into a smooth paste.Add baking soda and salt.If needed add little water.
3.heat ghee or oil in the wok.
4.Add a tbsp of batter and take out the fried fritters when done
3,Grind the green chutney ingredients into a fine paste.
4.Boil the tamarind pulp with sugar till it thickens
5.Blend the thick yoghurt with salt and little sugar.
6.Add vanilla ice cream to the yoghurt and mix
7.add the fritters in a bowl of warm water for 4 to 5 minutes.
8.after few minutes squeeze the water from the fritters one by one and add them to the yoghurt and ice cream sauce.
9.Add the green chutney and tamarind chutney.
10.sprinkle the roasted spices on top and serve chilled.