Fresh Dahi Baray
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A great starter or a cold appetizer dahi baras are lentil (urad dal) based savory balls which are smothered with frothy fresh curds and sprinkled with spices like chilli pwd, cumin pwd, chaat masala or black salt and serve with a tangy-sweet tamarind chut
Total servings: 4-5
Pre-Prep time: 4-5 hrs
Preperation time: 15 min
Occasion: Any, Ramadan
Best for: All
How to serve: Cold, With Garnashing
2 cups dal maash dhuli (urad dal)
Presoaked for 4-5 hours
Pinch of baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
Pinch of heeng
Grind the presoaked dal into a paste and add rest of the spices.
Mix well and leave for 30 minutes.
Then in a frying pan add 1 tbs. of oil and with the help of a spoon drop into the pan flat rounded patties and shallow fry till light brown.
DO NOT TURN OVER TO FRY OTHER SIDE.
Meanwhile heat oil for deep frying and then deep fry.
When golden brown remove and cool.
When serving, soak in a bowl of water and when a little soft squeeze out the water between palms and add to prepared yogurt.
YOGURT: Beat the yogurt adding a little water to a paste.
Add salt, red chili powder and 1/2 tsp. zeera powder.
Garnish with sweet Imli Chutney and Chat Masala.