How to make BLUEBERRY DAHI BHALLA -

One of the most favourite desi accompaniments infused with the much-loved U.S Blueberries. Tempted already? Try it ASAP!

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : U. S. Blueberries, Split skinless black gram (dhuli urad dal)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters


BLUEBERRY DAHI BHALLA

BLUEBERRY DAHI BHALLA Recipe Card

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 4-5 hour

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for BLUEBERRY DAHI BHALLA Recipe

  • U. S. Blueberries (dried) 1/4 cup

  • Split skinless black gram (dhuli urad dal) soaked for 3-4 hours and drained 1 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns crushed to taste

  • Black salt 1/4 teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Dahi mixture

  • Yogurt whisked and chilled 2 cups

  • Salt to taste

  • Black salt to taste

  • Topping

  • Date and tamarind chutney for drizzling

  • Green chutney for drizzling

  • Roasted cumin powder to sprinkle

  • Red chilli powder to sprinkle

  • U.S.Blueberries (dried) For topping

Method

Step 1

Put the soaked split skinless black gram into a blender jar and blend to a coarse paste. Add very little water and blend again to a fine paste. Transfer into a bowl and set aside for 1-2 hours.

Step 2

Beat the blended paste till the mixture is light and fluffy.

Step 3

Add salt, crushed black peppercorns, black salt, cumin seeds, red chilli powder and U.S. Blueberries (dried) and mix well.

Step 4

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 5

To make the bhallas, dip your fingers in water each time you pick some batter and gently drop into the hot oil, taking care not to overcrowd the kadai and deep fry till golden brown and crisp. Drain into warm water and let them soak for 10-15 minutes.

Step 6

Take yogurt in a large bowl. Squeeze each bhalla to drain excess water and put them into the yogurt. Sprinkle salt and black salt and mix well. Let the bhalle soak in the yogurt for 5-10 minutes.

Step 7

To serve, place a few bhalle in each serving bowl, along with some yogurt mixture. Drizzle date and tamarind chutney and coriander-mint chutney over them. Sprinkle roasted cumin powder, red chilli powder and U.S. Blueberries (dried) on top and serve .

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