1 cup chana dal soaked for at least 3 hours in warm water.
1 onion finely chopped
2-3 green chilli
1 tbs chopped mint leaves
1 spring curry leaves
2 tsp fennel seeds
3-4 garlic cloves
1 small piece ginger
salt as per taste
oil to fry
Drain Chana dal completely and grind to a coarse mixture without adding water with fennel seeds, green chilli, garlic and Ginger.
Do make paste there should be few whole chana dal.
Add chopped mint leaves and curry leaves.
Add onion and salt just before frying as mixture will becomes watery if you will it after adding onion.
Heat oil in a deep pan.
Take a lemon size mixture in your hands and roll it, then press it slightly flat as cutlets. Repeat the process with remaining batter.
Fry on medium flame untill golden brown.
serve hot with coconut or tomato chutney.
Happy Cooking :)