Stir Fried Chana Dal Fara /Gojha / Peetha – Steamed lentil stuffed dumplings | How to make Stir Fried Chana Dal Fara /Gojha / Peetha – Steamed lentil stuffed dumplings

By richa tiwari  |  3rd Jan 2018  |  
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Stir Fried Chana Dal Fara /Gojha / Peetha – Steamed lentil stuffed dumplingsby richa tiwari
  • Prep Time

    4

    Hours
  • Cook Time

    30

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  • Serves

    2

    People

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About Stir Fried Chana Dal Fara /Gojha / Peetha – Steamed lentil stuffed dumplings Recipe

This is one of the most loved recipe of my blog. And prefectly goes with the theme of the contest of traditional recipe. Fara a special item of UP and Bihar is a regular at our place.Stir fried chana dal fara with green chutney tastes best.

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Stir Fried Chana Dal Fara /Gojha / Peetha – Steamed lentil stuffed dumplings

Ingredients to make Stir Fried Chana Dal Fara /Gojha / Peetha – Steamed lentil stuffed dumplings

  • For Filling: 1 cup chana dal soaked (overnight or 4-5 hours)
  • 7 - 8 garlic cloves
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1/2 cup coriander leaves
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seed
  • a pinch asafoetida
  • salt to taste
  • For Dough: 1 1/2 cups wheat flour
  • For Dough: 1 tsp salt
  • For Dough: water for kneading
  • For Fried Fara: 2 tsps ghee
  • For Fried Fara: 1 tsp mustard seed
  • For Fried Fara: 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • For Fried Fara: 5 - 6 curry leaves
  • For Fried Fara: salt to taste

How to make Stir Fried Chana Dal Fara /Gojha / Peetha – Steamed lentil stuffed dumplings

  1. In a mixer jar add dal, coriander leaves, asafoetida, salt, garlic, cumin seeds.
  2. Blend everything well together to make a smooth paste using little water. Don't add more water as we require a thick paste.
  3. Keep aside and prepare the dough
  4. Knead a soft dough by using wheat flour, salt and water. Divide the dough into equal proportion and roll each portion into thin pooris.
  5. Place 1 tsp of the filling and fold it to make a semi-circle and seal the edges. Repeat the same process for the rest of the dough and filling.
  6. Now there are two methods either steam them or add them to the boiling water. For boiling water method: Boil water in a deep pan and add 1 tsp oil and add the faras to it. Cook them till they become soft and floats on the water surface. T
  7. To check its cooked or not insert a knife, if it comes out clean it is done. Remove, cool and cut into pieces.
  8. For steaming method: Place the faras on a steamer plate or use your idli cooker to cook it.
  9. In a pan add ghee, mustard seeds, curry leaves once the mustard seeds start to crackle, add the cut pieces of fara.
  10. Sprinkle some red chilli powder and salt. Fry it till the edges become crispy or as per your liking. Serve immediately with green coriander chutney or with hot tea for breakfast.

My Tip:

make sure you kneed the dough well :)

Reviews for Stir Fried Chana Dal Fara /Gojha / Peetha – Steamed lentil stuffed dumplings (2)

Rimjhim Deopriyaa year ago

It's too tempting...,:blush::yum:
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Ruchi Gaur2 years ago

I really want to try this.
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