Preparation Time : 3 hrs soaking time | Cooking Time : 25 mins | Makes : around 20
Recipe Category: Snack | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian
Channa Dal – 1 cup
Small Onion – 10 or Big onion – 1 big sized (finely chopped)
Rice flour or Rava – 1 tbsp
Coriander Leaves – 3 to 4 tbsp finely chopped
Oil – for deep frying
Salt – to taste
Fennel Seeds(Sombu) – 1 tsp
Red Chillies – 2
Garlic – 5 cloves chopped finely
Ginger – half inch piece
- Wash and soak channa dal for 2 to 3 hrs. Then drain the water completely and keep aside. Grind together the ingredients listed under ‘to grind’ to a coarse paste.Set aside.
- Then grind channa dhal to a coarse mixture make sure it should be thick. Then transfer the mixture to a bowl. Add onions, sooji, coriander leaves, salt, garlic fennel paste and mix well.
- Arrange them in a plate ready to deep fry. Heat oil in a kadai and deep fry them till golden brown, turning over both sides. Drain it on a tissue paper.
- Do not add water, it will look crumbly but will get together easily. Make equal lemon sized small balls out of the mixture, and pat them on your palm to form a circle to medium thickness.