Definition of dahi vada in English:

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dahi vada

Pronunciation: /ˈvʌdə/


[mass noun]
An Indian dish consisting of balls made from ground lentils, which are deep-fried and served in a yogurt sauce.
Example sentences
  • The dahi vada for €6.67 consisted of deep-fried dumplings of lentils, cumin seeds, black pepper and coriander, topped with yoghurt and tamarind chutney.
  • Dr. Kalam rightly commended sambar and vada, but why didn't he say anything about rasa vada and dahi vada?
  • I can bypass a pizza for a dahi vada after an English movie at Sangeet theatre.


From Hindi dahī 'curds' and vaḍā 'ball of ground lentils'.

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