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Spicy green gram balls

Hem Lata Srivastava
30 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Spicy green gram balls RECIPE

easy and tasty recipe for starter

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Others
  • Indian
  • Sauteeing
  • Snacks
  • Vegan

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Green gram 2 cup
  2. salt to taste
  3. Ginger, garlic paste 1 tsp
  4. asafoetida 1 tsp
  5. Red chili powder 1tbsp
  6. turmeric powder 1+2 tsp
  7. coriander powder 1 tbsp
  8. Onion, chopped 1/2 cups
  9. Tomatoes, chopped 2 cup
  10. lemon juice 1 tbsp
  11. Garam massala powder 1 tsp
  12. Dry mango powder 2 tsp
  13. cumin seeds 1 tbsp
  14. oil 2 tbsp
  15. coriander leaves for garnishing


  1. Soak the green gram for 4 to 6 hour at least, wash and remove the skin, blend till smooth with 1 glass of water.
  2. Heat 1 tsp oil in non stick pan, add 1 tsp salt, ginger, garlic paste, asafoetida, 1 tsp turmeric and dal mix well,
  3. Now heat 1 tsp oil in a non-stick pan and cook the batter till it becomes thick in consistency like halwa.
  4. Cool down the mixture and divide into equal portion then make the balls, keep aside.
  5. Heat the oil in a wok or a broth pan, pop the cumin, saute the onion.
  6. Now add dry spices cook for 2 minute, add chopped tomatoes, cook till oil separates.
  7. Now add the balls and mix well with spices. add lemon juice and garam masala powder
  8. Stir 2 minutes more, turn off the gas.
  9. Garnish with coriander serve hot along with tea.

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