Chana Dal Pakora, chana dal pakoda recipe, easy indian snack recipe

Chana Dal Pakoda/Pakora

Chana Dal Pakora, chana dal pakoda recipe, easy indian snack recipe

Chana Dal Pakora

Chana Dal Pakoda/Pakoras Recipe

Ingredients: (Serves 2-3)

  • Chana Dal – ½ cup
  • Fennel seeds – ½ tsp
  • Jeera – ½ tsp
  • Ginger – ½ inch piece
  • Garlic – 2
  • Red chilli powder – ½ tsp
  • Baking Soda – 1 pinch (optional)
  • Asafoetida – 1 pinch
  • Onion – 2 Tbsp chopped
  • Coriander leaves – 1 Tbsp chopped
  • Oil – for frying
  • Salt

(Note: 1 Cup = 250 ml
Vary the amount of chilli as per your spice level)
Method: (With Step-by-Step Pictures)

 

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Soak the chana dal in water for 3-4 hrs

 

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Drain the dal and coarsely grind it along with fennel seeds, jeera, ginger, garlic and salt. (If required only sprinkle little water to grind. The batter should be thick)

 

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Add baking soda, asafetida, chopped onion and coriander leaves and mix well.

 

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Heat oil in a pan and put small portions of the batter with your hand

 

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Fry in medium heat till its crisp and golden brown in color. Drain it on a paper towel and serve hot.

Also check out Crispy Onion Rings & Onion Pakoda

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