Desai Wada

Desai Wada

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A gujarati wada recipe.. simply delicious!

Desai Wada recipe - How to make Desai Wada

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50 gms whole wheat (gehun) flour
200 gms jowar (white millet) flour
salt to taste
2 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
1 tsp oil
1 tsp fenugreek (methi) seeds
a pinch of baking soda
a pinch of asafoetida (hing)
2 tsp curds (dahi)
oil for deep frying

  1. Heat a tava and dry roast the fenugreek seeds and salt for few seconds. Remove, cool, blend in a mixer till smooth and keep aside.
  2. Combine the wheat and jowar flour, add the roasted fenugreek and salt and oil and mix well.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients, except the curds, with enough water and mix well to make a thick batter.
  4. Cover and keep aside for 8 to 10 hours in a warm and dry place.
  5. Add the curds, mix well and keep aside for an hour.
  6. Heat the oil in a kadhai and pour a spoonful of batter in round shapes and deep fry till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides.
  7. Drain on an absorbent paper and serve hot.