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[mass noun] An Indian dish consisting of balls made from ground lentils, which are deep-fried and served in a yogurt sauce.
- ‘Dessicated coconut, ghee, lentils, coriander, cumin, turmeric, garam masala (if you don't have time to make your own), gram flour, dahi vada mix, rosewater, onion seeds and much, much more.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘I can bypass a pizza for a dahi vada after an English movie at Sangeet theatre.’
- ‘Dr. Kalam rightly commended sambar and vada, but why didn't he say anything about rasa vada and dahi vada?’
From Hindi dahī curds and vaḍā ball of ground lentils.
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