Thayir Vadai/Yoghurt vadai

Thayir Vadai/Yoghurt vadai/Dahi vada:

Tasty Thayir vadai is an awesome appetizer loved by all. Often we are passionate towards hotel  Thayir vadai , but some times it is sour and not up to the mark.

This simple recipe can be done at home in minutes with the left over vadas, Sweet,mild spicy and sour with crunchy boonthi’s on top, aromatic with coriander leaves and hing.Healthy and tasty thayir vadai is famous in north side of India.

Thayir Vadai/Yoghurt vadai
Thayir Vadai/Yoghurt vadai


Vadai-7 nos

Curd-1 cup(un sour)

Thick milk-1/4 cup

Salt-1/2 tsp

Chat masala-1/4 tsp

Dates syrup-1 tsp or Honey-1 tsp

Green chilli-2 nos

Curry leaves-1 twig

Coriander leaves finely chopped-1 tsp

Boondhi-3 tbsp

Chilli powder-2 pinches

To temper:

Oil-1 tsp

Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp

Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp

Hing/asafoetida-a pinch


1.Boil 2 cups of water with 1/2 tsp of salt ,switch off stove and add Vadas in it,let it get soaked for 10 to 15 minutes.

2.Drain water,place it on a wide serving dish.

3.In a wide bowl add curd, salt,chat masala and milk, beat to a smooth yoghurt mixer,Add this to the vada

4.Heat pan and temper with “To temper” ingredients,add chopped curry leaves,green chillies and saute for a while.

5.Add these to the vada sprinkle some boonthi, few drops of dates syrup,chilli powder and chopped coriander leaves on top.


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