Urad dal-carrot bonda
Star ingredients:Urad dal&carrot
3/4 cup whole urad dal
2 table spoons rice flour
1 large carrot peeled and grated
2 teaspoon coconut flakes
2 dried red chillies
1/2 teaspoon asafoetida
10 curry leaves
1 teaspoon black pepper+cumin seeds
Oil for deep frying
1.Soak urad dal for 10-15 minutes.In the mean time wash,peel and grate the carrot.
2.Drain the urad dal and grind to a smooth paste along with all the ingredients except oil.The consistency should be thick (Like vadai batter)
3.Heat oil for deep frying.Pinch small balls and deep fry till golden from both sides.Serve hot with tomato/coconut chutney.
1.Instead of grinding carrot you can mix after grinding the batter for crunchy taste.
2.You can increase the amount of chilli and skip black pepper if you prefer.
3.You can skip asafoetida and add finely chopped onions to the batter.
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