Lentil And Mint Patties

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • red lentils, split (masoor daal) - 1.5 cups
  • fresh mint leaves - 1 medium bunch
  • onions - 2 medium sized
  • garlic - 3-4 cloves
  • oil - 3 tbsp to deep fry
  • tomato puree - 2 tbsp
  • dried breadcrumbs - 1/3 cup
  • salt to taste
  • pepper powder - to taste
  • refined flour (maida) - 2 tbsp

How to Make Lentil And Mint Patties

  • Pick, wash dal and soak in three cups of water for thirty minutes. Drain and leave aside; clean, wash and finely chop mint leaves. Peel, wash and chop onions and garlic. Heat oil in a pan, add garlic, stir for a moment and add onions. Saute for three to four minutes till onions turn soft.
  • Add dal and cook for a three to four minutes .
  • Add about two and half cups of water and boil dal till soft and all liquid is absorbed.
  • Mash dal, cool and mix with tomato puree, mint, dried breadcrumbs, salt and pepper powder.
  • Divide it into small equal portions, form them into a round take shape and coat with refined flour.
  • Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and deep fry ticks until crisp and golden brown in colour.
  • Drain onto an absorbent paper and serve hot with chutney of your choice.