Vegetable and red lentil fritters…

by Sunita on March 4, 2007

Recently, hubby dear has been subtly hinting that I have hardly made any fritters for quite some time. He is usually a health- conscious guy, but when it comes to crunchy-munchies, his healthy regime goes out of the window.

Well, it’s been a dreadfully grey day today…what with it drizzling most of the time… so, I thought, why not pamper him a little… and made these vegetable and red lentil fritters…

Whats needed-

Split red lentils (masur dal), washed and soaked in water for half an hour
a handful of fresh spinach leaves, chopped
a few coriander leaves, chopped
1 carrot, scraped and grated
1 large onion, chopped
2 green chillis, chopped
a pinch of turmeric powder
1/2 tsp baking powder

How to-

Drain the lentils and grind into a paste, taking care not to make it too watery. In fact, do not add any extra water.

Add all the other ingredients and mix well.
Heat oil in a pan ( should be really hot) and adding spoonfuls of the mixture, deep fry them.
Place the fritters on paper towels to remove the extra oil.
And lastly, do not wait… serve it hot with any chutney or just the good old tomato ketchup!!!
By the way, I’ve said it earlier and I say it again… the way to a man’s heart is definitely through his stomach!!!

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{ 5 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Asha March 4, 2007 at 11:42 pm

Yummy vadas Sunita!! Masoor dal is very interesting and so many veggies in there.I know sometimes,cravings get the better of you!;D It’s okay once in a while.Thanks for the great recipe.


2 Vcuisine March 5, 2007 at 4:59 am

Nice blog Sunita. You have written that you miss you work, don’t worry. Its worth sacrificing for the sake of kids. You will realize it later. Fritters are so nice. will keep visiting. Viji


3 sunita's world March 5, 2007 at 10:56 am

Asha,I think I tend to give in to cravings more than once in a while…

Viji,welcome and you’re very right… It’s not that I’m cribbing or anything…it’s just one of those moods sometimes, I guess…


4 Sia's corner March 5, 2007 at 2:20 pm

its a best time for fritters isn’t it:) so no wonder ur hubby was dropiing hints for these:) looks absolutely delicious


5 sunita's world March 5, 2007 at 10:11 pm

Hi Sia, its so nice to have you over…although hubby drooped the hints, I ended up gorging on quite a few of them…


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