A typical bengali dish made in bengali homes, crispy fried cakes made out of chana Dal in a spicy tangy curry.
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Yield / Serves
Chana dal (bengali gram) - 1 cup
Kalaunji (onion seeds) - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Red chilly powder - 1 tsp
Cumin powder - 1 tsp
Ginger paste - 1 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Tomatoes (chopped) - 2
Garam masala powder - 1/4 th tsp (made of cloves+ cinnamon+ cardamom in equal ratio)
Dry red chillies - 2
Soak the Chana dal (bengal gram) overnight.
Drain them and blend them in a mixer grinder with very little water.
Heat a nonstick kadhai with little oil.
Add kalaunji (onion seeds) and once they splutter, add the Chana dal paste and salt.
Cook till the mixture is Dry and becomes doughy.
Pour the mixture on a flat surface and flatten it.
Cut it into diamond shapes and deep fry the pieces and keep aside.
Heat another kadhai with very little oil.
Add dry red chillies and jeera.
Add the tomatoes and stir.
Cook till they are mushy and then add the ginger paste.
Stir and then add the powdered masalas, salt.
Cook till the masala leaves oil.
Add water and bring upto boil.
Then add the fried dhokas. Serve.
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