Chana Dal Pattice (Gram Dal and Potato Cutlets)

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 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)

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