Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Mixed Dal Fritters ( Mixed Lentils Fritters)

These mixed lentils fritters go well with evening tea.

  • ½ cup skinned split chick pea (chana dal)
  • ½ cup skinned split black lentil (urad dal)
  • ½ cup skinned split pigeon pea (toor dal)
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 2 green chillies finely chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger grated
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander
  • ½ chili powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Soak all the dals together for about 2-3 hours in 6 cups of water.
  • Drain out excess of water and blend the dals to a coarse paste in a food processor along with all the ingredients.
  • Mix well. Shape in to small oval flat patty like structures.
  • Coat these fritters in semolina or breadcrumbs. Keep in refrigerator for 1 hour.
  • Deep fry in oil on medium flame. Drain well.
  • Serve hot with coconut chutney or green coriander chutney or ketchup.

Do You Know:?
A fritter is any kind of food coated in batter and deep fried. The word comes from the Latin *frīctūra (frying") by way of Old French and Middle English.

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