Spicy Green Gram Balls

4.70 from 3 votes

Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Served AsBreakfast, Snacks
Servings 6


  • Green gram- 2 cup
  • Salt
  • Ginger Garlic paste 1 tsp
  • asafoetida 1 tsp
  • Red chili powder 1tbsp
  • Turmeric powder 1+2 tsp
  • Coriander powder 1 tbsp
  • Chopped onion 1/2 cups
  • Chopped tomatoes 2 cup
  • Lemon juice 1 tbsp
  • Garam massala powder 1 tsp
  • Dry mango powder 2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds 1tbsp
  • oil 2 tbsp
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing


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

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