Pesara punukulu (mung dal fritters)

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Total Time:
3 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: One-Dish Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 350gms - split mung dal with husk (soaked in water for 2hrs)
  • 1 medium sized - onion, chopped fine
  • 2 - green chillies, chopped fine
  • 1 tsp - cumin (dry fried)
  • 1 tsp - grated ginger
  • 6 - curry leaves, chopped fine
  • 2 tsp - chopped coriander
  • Salt
  • oil to fry

How to Make Pesara punukulu (mung dal fritters)

  • Remove husk (partially is enough) from the soaked dal.
  • Drain water and add salt.
  • Grind to a coarse firm paste.
  • Add all the ingredients to the dal paste except oil and mix well.
  • Heat oil, drop small rounds of dal paste into oil.
  • Fry over medium heat till light golden in color.
  • Remove them on to a paper napkin to absorb oil if any.
  • Serve with allam pachadi (ginger chutney).