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Chana Dal Pakoda (Bengal Gram Lentil Pakodas)


Chana dal (Split Bengal gram) – ¼ Cup
Onions: ¼ cup, finely chopped
Green chilies: 2-3, finely chopped
Ginger paste : ½ tbsp
Garlic paste – ½ tbsp
Coriander leaves, finely chopped
Turmeric powder (Haldi): ½ tsp
Red chili powder – ½ tsp
Coriander powder : ½ tsp
Salt to taste
Oil for cooking


  • Soak chana dal overnight.
  • Blend it using minimum amount of water possible.
  • Add the remaining ingredients; onions, green chilies, ginger paste, garlic paste, coriander leaves, turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder and salt. Mix well.
  • Make small balls out of the mix. Flatten the balls slightly so that they are completely cooked on frying.
  • Deep fry these balls in hot oil on medium flame.
  • Serve hot with any chutney.

Serves/Makes:  2-3


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1 Comment

  1. Anjelina

    the Pakoda‘s look yummy.

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