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Steamed Onion and Chickpeas Savoury Balls Recipe

Steamed Onion and Chickpeas Savoury Balls is a popular Indian Snack
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On :
Thursday, 11 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Steam Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 1 cup - Rice flour
  • 2 cups - Water
  • 1 - Onions (large and chopped)
  • 1/2 cup - Chickpeas (cooked and mashed slightly)
  • 2 tbsp - Grated Coconut
  • 1/2 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - Urad Dal
  • 1/2 tsp - Channa dal
  • 2 - Dry Red Chillies (broken)
  • 1/4 tsp - Asafoetida powder
  • Oil
  • Salt
  • Few Curry leaves
  • How to Make Steamed Onion and Chickpeas Savoury Balls:

    1. Heat oil in a pan.
    2. Add mustard seeds, urad dal, channa dal and let it splutter.
    3. Add broken red chillies, asafoetida powder and curry leaves.
    4. Fry until the chillies turn brown.
    5. Add chopped onions and saute until translucent.
    6. Add water, grated coconut and bring everything to boil.
    7. Once the water starts boiling, add the mashed chickpeas and cook for few more seconds.
    8. Add the rice flour and put the flame on simmer. Stir well until the rice flour gets well-cooked and turn into a thick dough.
    9. Keep aside and let it cool completely.
    10. Knead the cooked spiced rice flour dough and make medium sized balls out of it.
    11. Steam cook for 10-15 minutes
    12. Serve warm.
    13. Recipe courtesy: Priya Easy N Tasty Recipes


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