Steamed Onion and Chickpeas Savoury Balls

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 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

  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add mustard seeds, urad dal, channa dal and let it splutter.
  • Add broken red chillies, asafoetida powder and curry leaves.
  • Fry until the chillies turn brown.
  • Add chopped onions and saute until translucent.
  • Add water, grated coconut and bring everything to boil.
  • Once the water starts boiling, add the mashed chickpeas and cook for few more seconds.
  • 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.
  • Keep aside and let it cool completely.
  • Knead the cooked spiced rice flour dough and make medium sized balls out of it.
  • Steam cook for 10-15 minutes
  • Serve warm.
  • Recipe courtesy: Priya Easy N Tasty Recipes