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Chana Dal Pattice (Gram Dal and Potato Cutlets) Recipe

Chana Dal Pattice (Gram Dal and Potato Cutlets) is a popular Indian Snack
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On :
Tuesday, 9 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Shallow Fry Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 6 tbsp - gram dal
  • 6 to 7 medium-sized Potatoes
  • 4 slices bread
  • 3 tbsp - Corn flour
  • 1.5 glass - water
  • ?tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - oil
  • 1.25 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • ?tsp - Mango powder
  • a few Raisins
  • a few Cashew nuts (chopped)
  • heart-shaped mould
  • oil for shallow frying
  • salt to taste
  • How to Make Chana Dal Pattice (Gram Dal and Potato Cutlets):

    1. Wash and soak the dal in water for about an hour.
    2. Add salt and turmeric powder, and boil till the dal becomes tender but is still whole.
    3. Dry up the water.
    4. Now heat a teaspoon of oil in a pan, add the red chilli powder and mango powder, and immediately mix it with dal.
    5. Let this cool completely.
    6. Add raisins and cashew nuts.
    7. Boil the potatoes and mash while still hot.
    8. Soak the bread in water and squeeze out the water completely.
    9. Now add this bread pulp, corn flour, and salt to the mashed potatoes. Knead well.
    10. Divide the potato mixture into 12 equal portions.
    11. Grease your palm and flatten each portion.
    12. Stuff with a little dal and form round balls.
    13. Put each ball into a heart-shaped mould.
    14. Shallow fry on medium till golden on both sides.
    15. Serve hot with green chutney.


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