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Contributed by:
Shivani Sinha, London, UK
Shivani Sinha
London, UK



Chana daal - 2 cup (soaked in water for 3-4 hours or overnight)
Onion - 1 medium size (chopped finely)
Ginger - 1" (chopped finely)
Garlic - 7 flakes (chopped finely)
Green chilli - 3-4 (chopped finely)
Dhania patta - 1 bunch (chopped finely)
Oil for deep frying
Salt to taste

Powder masala:
Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
Dhania powder - 1 tsp
Jeera powder - 1 tsp
Haldi powder - 1 tsp

Method of Preparation

1. Wash the soaked daal and grind it into a coarse (very important) paste using little water.
2. Mix all the ingredients listed above, except oil, to the dal paste.
3. Make small unevenly round spheres of the daal paste and deep fry it in oil.
4. Serve with tamarind chutney or rice-daal, or put it in gravy of aalu
    ki subzi to make aalu kachree ka jhor !

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