Sunday, September 20, 2009

Pesara Garelu/Moong dal Vada

Pesara garelu is the most popular snack in most of the Festivals in AP particularly in Telangana Region the garelu is common snack .I like to eat the garelu very much.

Ingredients :-
   Splitted green moong dal (pottu pesara pappu)-2cups
   Green chillies - 5 to 6
   small chopped onion-1
  Ginger -small piece
   curry leaves -few
   corainder leaves
   spring onion(optional)
   salt -1tsp
  oil for frying
  soak moon dal atleast 4 to 5 hours.wash the dal , remove half of the skin and drain them for at least 30 mins.
The skin of moong dal give don't remove total skin.

   take 1/2cup soaked dal and put grind the remaining  moong dal, green chillies,ginger and salt into paste.don't grind into fine paste.just crush the moong dal.u can also grind the moong dal and green chillies seperately.then u can add green chilly paste according to your taste.
   mean while heat the oil in add curry leaves coriander leaves,spring onions and soaked dal to the paste.If oil heat wet your hand take small ball size batter press it on left hand with right hand and put a whole in the middle(optional).

make 4 or 5 ,drop them in oil and fry at medium flame.if u won't get with hand,do it on wet cloth which is spread on platform.

fry them till they turn brown color.take the garelu  into plate and serve them hot then the garelu will very with ghee ,butter or any chutny. eat with onion also tasty.

 can also add spinach leaves it will give more crispy.
after some time the garelu will loss crispiness.then press with hand at edge of the gare and again fry will more crispy and it will be good upto 2 days.