Spicy Steamed Dal Balls

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Total Time:
2 hours
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 cups - channa dal
  • 12 green chillies
  • 1 coconut - grated
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 1 small bunch coriander, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp haldi
  • 1 pinch hing
  • salt to taste

How to Make Spicy Steamed Dal Balls

  • Soak the channa dal for 1.5 hours, drain all the water and grind coarsely into a dry paste.
  • Grind the rest of the ingredients except coriander into a dry paste.
  • Mix it well with the above dal paste and coriander.
  • Shape into elongated balls by holding a palm-full of the dal paste and rolling in the palm (do not use both palms).
  • Place in idli trays and steam for 10 minutes.
  • It tastes yummy with white butter, kadi, coconut chutney, sauces, ketchups or just by itself.