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Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Pakoras (lentil cakes)

1 C yellow split peas-washed and soaked overnight
2 cloves garlic
1 small chili
1 t cumin seeds
1 t fennel seeds
1/2 t salt
1 T finely chopped onion
1 - 2 T chopped coriander leaves (cilantro)
1 - 2 T besan (chick pea) flour

Drain peas.

Place garlic, chili, cumin and fennel seeds in a blender with peas and process till peas are coarsely ground.

Mix in salt, onion and coriander. Add besan and 1 - 2 tbsp water to make a sticky mixture.
Shape teaspoonfuls of mixture into small patties and fry till golden brown on both sides.

Serve with Tomato Chutney.

Recipe from Sharon D’Arcy
Found on ivu.org (International Vegetarian Union)

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