Janmashtami Special: 5 Recipes Made With Dahi From Aamhi Saare Khavayye You Can Try At Home To Ring In The Celebrations

Since Janmashtami is just around the corner, here are some easy dishes made with Dahi you should consider making .

Kedar Koli

August 11, 2020


5 min


It’s festive season yet again as we get ready to celebrate Janmashtami. The festival marks the birth of Lord Krishna, an important figure in Indian mythology. It’s also a celebration of Krishna’s unending love for all things milk, especially dahi. According to a legend, it is said that Lord Krishna used to form pyramids to reach the pot of dahi. The practice is now recreated in the form of Dahi Handi which is celebrated across Maharashtra. However, you don’t need to indulge in such thrilling acrobatics to relish the buttery pot of dahi. To help you enjoy your own buttery delight, we’ve decided to list down a few dahi special recipes from Aamhi Saare Khavayye that you can try at home this Janmashtami.

1. Butter Dahi Vada

This dish is a sweet and sour dish made with dahi and crispy jeera butter (toast). All you need to do is, soak the butter in buttermilk for 10-15 minutes. Serve the soaked butter on a plate and pour a generous dollop of dahi on them. Garnish them with your favourite spices and herbs. Lo and behold! The tasty Butter Dahi Vadas are ready to be devoured. Go ahead and try this amazing dish from Aamhi Saare Khavayye by watching the recipe below.

Watch the recipe of Butter Dahi Vada here.

2. Dahi Ka Kabab

If you’re looking to give a twist to your usual recipes, here’s one dish you can try. All you need is some gram flour, maida, yogurt, dry fruits, coriander, cinnamon powder, finely chopped ginger, clove powder, finely chopped green chilli, cardamom powder, and salt. Begin by mixing the yogurt and gram flour in a bowl. Add all the aforementioned spices in it and salt to taste. Roll small kababs out of the mixture. Use the remaining mixture to prepare stuffing by adding some maida, finely chopped ginger, and coriander. Fill the kababs with this stuffing and shallow fry them until brown.

Pro tip: make sure you serve these kababs hot!

3. Dal Samosa Dahi Chaat

This recipe is especially for the chaat fanatics who love awakening their taste-buds with a tangy flavour. Dal Samosa Dahi Chaat is a delicious street food recipe where the crispy fried samosa is topped with dahi. You can even add your choice of chutneys, onion, green chilli, and spices to amp up the taste. When added in equal proportions to the dish, each bite will present with a unique burst of heavenly flavours.

4. Makyache Dahi Vade

Makyache Dahi Vade is a healthier option available in Dahi Vadas that can be made in the comfort of your home. Just replace the usual flour with cornflour and you’re ready to go! Prepare these vadas, dip them in curd, and then top them with tamarind chutney. You can also mix these in some grated cheese to make them all the more buttery. These Dahi Vadas can be served as an appetiser or as a chaat.

5. Dahi Quinoa

This dish is made from the nutritious quinoa along with dahi. Just add the boiled quinoa in a mixture of cooked spices, ginger paste, peanuts, and corn. Garnish this dish with a load full of dahi and serve hot! We recommend that you add veggies like potatoes, beans, or broccoli to the dish.

6. Bhapa Dahi

Bhapa Dahi is a traditional Bengali pudding that is prepared primarily out of dahi. Begin by straining the water from the curd and then mixing it in condensed milk and sugar. Make sure you steam it properly to give it a pudding-like texture. Add some more dry fruits and kesar to the mixture and serve as per your choice. Just the perfect sweet dish to ring in the Janmashtami celebrations, don’t you think?

For more such interesting recipes, watch Aamhi Saare Khavayye on ZEE5.

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