Lentil fritters Recipe

Lentil fritters

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Ingredients

1 cup yellow lentils-soaked overnight
1 red chilly-chopped
1 small red onion-chopped
2 sprig curry leaves-chopped
3/4 tsp salt

Oil for deep frying

How to make Lentil fritters


1. Wash the soak lentils , drain well.pound finely into a paste.
2. Pound the chopped ingredients coarsely. Add to lentil paste with salt.
3. Mix well. Shape into a small ping pong ball and flatten it.
4. Deep fry in low heat till golden brown.  Serve hot.

NOTE: taste a bit like nachos but a little spicy, crispy from the out side and soft from the inside.

marianne49
Question from the Chef

“What do you think of lentils fritter?”

  • chynnagal
    chynnagal says

    Looks easy. I'll try it and let you know. Can I use a blender to make the lentil paste?

  • marianne49
    marianne49 says

    After soaking the lentils , its quite soft , so pounding it coarsely is better, if you blend , you will use water , so we dont need water here. or if you used grinder , it will be too fine. you can grind just 1 spin and maybe it will give you a coarse look.

  • chynnagal
    chynnagal says

    Thanks :-)

  • icaoberg
    icaoberg says

    ill try this! it reminds me of the rice fritters my mom used to make. do you have any suggestion for dipping sauces?

  • mikkel
    mikkel says

    Tried these yesterday. Very delicious. Thanks for the recipe!

  • marianne49
    marianne49 says

    you welcome

  • marianne49
    marianne49 says

    Usually I ate this as it is, if you want dipping sauce , just any chilli sauce will do

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