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Monday, January 24, 2011


Onion - 1 medium
Potatoes - 3 small
Green chillies - 3
Ginger - 1 tsp grated
Mustard -1/2 tsp
Chana dal -1/2 tsp
Turmeric - 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves -1 sprig
Coriander leaves - 5-6 sprigs
Oil - 1 tsp and deep fry
Salt - to taste
Gram flour - 3/4 cup
Rice flour - 3 tbsp
Red chilli powder - 1 tbsp
Asafoetida - 1/4 tsp
Water - 1/3 cup

Cook potatoes in pressure cooker. Peel and mash them with hand.
Heat oil and add mustard seeds. When they start spluttering, add chana dal, curry leaves and green chillies. Fry for a while.
Then add chopped onion & ginger and fry till onions are transparent.
Now add potatoes, salt and tumeric.Add a half cup of water.
Cook for 2 minutes(till the water gets absorbed) and remove from flame.
Add coriander leaves and roll out small balls. Keep aside.

Mix well gram flour, rice flour, salt,red chilli powder, asafoetida in a bowl.
Add in water little by little to the flour to make a semi loose paste.

Heat oil in a pan for deep frying.
Once oil is hot, coat the potato balls with flour paste and drop in oil.
Fry until all sides are golden brown. Serve warm with chutney or ketchup.

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