• Amita Garg

Instant bread dahi vada/dahi Gunjia

Updated: Feb 21


Dahi Vada is also popularly known as Dahi Bhalla. Soaked and drained deep fried lentil vadas are served with toppings like curd, chutneys and spices. It is very popular street food in India and also considered as a traditional feast dish.


If you think, making Dahi Vadas is a tedious exercise,try this easy and low fat recipe, made with bread, some stuffing,curd and spices . These dahi vada can be served with evening snack or as part of the meal. The softness and sponginess of this dahi vada will make your friends and family go wow! .


The best part of this Dahi Vada is, you can make a day in advance and refrigerate for serving time.


  • Dahi vada/Dahi Gunjia recipe details below:

Instant bread dahi vada or dahi gunjiya-


Prepration time-10 mins

Cook Time- 10 mins

Total time- 20 mins


Bread dahi vada or Dahi Gunjia is a quick and delicious version of the original dal vadas. There is no need of soaking, grinding and frying of dal --



Ingredients:

  • 8 slices of white bread

For stuffing-

  • shredded coconut-2 tab sp

  • Grated Ginger -1 tsp.

  • Green chili finely chopped-2 tsp.

  • coriander leaves finely chopped-1 tab sp.

  • Chironji-2 tsp.

  • Kishmmish- 10-12

  • For Serving-

  • yogurt (curd, Dahi)-1/2 kg.

  • Tamarind chutney -2 tab sp.

  • salt to taste

  • Black salt-1/2 tsp.

  • Red chili powder-2 tsp.

  • Jeera Powder-2 tsp.

  • Chat Masala-1/2 tsp.(optional)

Method-

  1. .Mix all the ingredients for filling, set aside.

  2. Cut the edges of bread slices.

  3. .Lightly wet the bread and press between both palm and squeeze out extra water.

  4. put 2 teaspoons of filling in centre and fold the bread in triangle like gunjia shape Press the edges together with your fingers. Make sure the edges are sealed. filling rest of the gunjias in the same manner.For vada make round balls.

Serving the Gunjia or vadas-

  1. .Whip the yogurt until smooth. Add the salt, jeera powder, black salt adjust to your taste.

  2. .While serving, arrange vada in a bowl,pour beaten curd over it. cover vada with curd.Sprinkle red chili powder, jeera powder or some chat masala to your taste, Add some tamrind chutney, and few pieces of coriander leaves, .drizzle the tamarind chutney.

  3. Bread dahi vadas are ready to serve.

How to make bread Dahi vada /gunjia step by step:

.1..Mix all the ingredients for filling.



2.Cut the edges of bread slices.


3. Lightly wet the bread and press between both palm and squeeze out extra water.

4. put 2 teaspoons of filling in centre.



5. put 2 teaspoons of filling in centre

6. Whip the yogurt until smooth. Add salt,black salt, cumin powder and chat masala.

8. arrange vada in a bowl,pour beaten curd over it. cover vada with curd.Sprinkle red chili powder, jeera powder or some chat masala to your taste, Add some tamrind chutney, and few pieces of coriander leaves.



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