Dahi Vada is lentil fritters soaked in yogurt. Dahi is "yogurt," and Vada is "deep-fried lentil fritters." It is a delicious, melt-in-your-mouth kind of dish. The lentil cakes are soaked in water, so they soften. Then they are dunked in creamy whisked yogurt and topped with chutney and spices.