Monday, September 21, 2009

fried chana dal snack /spicy chana dal snack

Fried chana dal called in Telugu as veyinchina senega pappu. the chana dal (senega pappu)is deep fried in oil. It is easy to make.
 Chana  dal -2 cups
 pea nuts-1/2 cup(optional)
 red chilli powder -1 tsp
 salt -to taste
oil for deep frying
 garlic cloves -3 no's
 curry leaves -1 spring
(garlic and curry leaves are optional)

   soak the chana dal for at least 4 hours.after 4 hrs wash chana dal and drain out the water.
put them on kitchen towel for 15 mins then the towel will observe excess water.

put the skillet on stove heat the oil.when oil heat slowely add soaked chana dal to it.the oil will bubble

after few minutes it will stops.

stir them and fry on medium flame.till they turned into golden color.fry pea nuts about 3mins .take them into a paper towel it will observe excess oil.

add red chilli powder and salt to chana dal. in a sauce pan heat 1 tsp of oil add garlic cloves and curry leaves fry them and add it to fried chana dal.mix well.u can add your own spices to it.
it will crispy....put them in a airtight container. can store up to 1 month .

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