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Deep Fried Lentil Balls Recipe

Deep Fried Lentil Balls is a popular Indian Snack
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On :
Tuesday, 9 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Rated 3.5 based on 100 votes


  • Urad Dal – 1 cup
  • Chana Dal – 1 cup
  • Fenugreek Seeds – 1 tsp
  • Soaked Drained Weight – about 850 grams
  • Deep Fried Lentil Balls
  • Ginger-Garlic Paste – 3 tbsp
  • Dried Fenugreek leaves – 2 tbsp
  • Dried Mint – 1 tsp
  • Onion – 1 Large
  • Salt – to taste
  • Water – 250 ml
  • Oil – to deep fry
  • How to Make Deep Fried Lentil Balls:

    1. Soak the lentils with fenugreek overnight.
    2. Grind the soaked ingredients along with ginger-garlic paste, dried fenugreek leaves, dried mint, onion, salt, and water to a smooth paste.
    3. Heat oil on high heat.
    4. Carefully add small amounts of the lentil balls to the hot oil and deep-fry until golden brown on all sides.
    5. Remove using a slotted spoon and spread on a tissue as this enables absorption of extra oil.


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