Rajgira aloo dahi bada is a variation of the popular Indian street food dish dahi bada, which is made using a dough made from Rajgira flour (amaranth flour) instead of the traditional wheat flour. Dahi bada typically consists of deep-fried dough balls made from lentil flour and yogurt, topped with various chutneys, spices and garnishes.
Ingredients: For the dough:
- 1 cup Rajgira flour
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 2 tbsp oil
- water (as needed)
For the filling:
- 1 cup boiled and mashed potatoes
- 1/4 tsp cumin powder
- 1/4 tsp coriander powder
- 1/4 tsp red chili powder
- 1/4 tsp amchur powder (dry mango powder)
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1 tbsp oil
For the topping:
- Tamarind chutney
- Green chutney
- Roasted cumin powder
- Chaat masala
- Red chili powder
- Finely chopped onions
- Finely chopped coriander leaves
- In a mixing bowl, combine the Rajgira flour, salt, and oil. Mix well.
- Gradually add water and knead the dough until it becomes soft and pliable. Cover the dough and set aside for 30 minutes.
- In a pan, heat oil and add cumin powder, coriander powder, red chili powder, amchur powder, and salt.
- Add the mashed potatoes and sauté for 2-3 minutes.
- Remove the pan from heat and let the filling cool.
- Divide the dough into small balls and flatten each ball.
- Heat oil in a pan and deep fry the balls on medium flame until they turn golden brown and crispy.
- Soak the fried balls in water for 2-3 minutes and then squeeze out the excess water.
- Dip the fried balls into the whipped curd and then into the tamarind chutney and mint chutney.
- Garnish with cumin powder, chaat masala, red chili powder, onions, and coriander leaves.
Serve the Rajgira aloo dahi bada immediately and enjoy.