గారెలు: Gaarelu: Fried Black gram donuts



INGREDIENTS:

1.Black Gram Dal……………..1 cup.

2.Oil………………………………….for deep frying.

3.Ground Ginger, chilly Paste…3 t sp

4. Salt for Taste.

5.Onion……………………………..1 

METHOD:

1.Soak black gram dal for three hrs.

2.Using less of this soaked water, grind dal into fine, thick paste. The batter must be able to make as balls. When ever you take the batter you have to wet hand. So that it will not touch hands and comes out easily.

3.Cut the onion into small pieces. Add this, salt and ginger, chilly paste to the batter. Mix with hand thoroughly.

4.Keep oil on the stove. heat well.

5.Keep a small bowl with normal water.

6.Wetting both hands, take a lemon size batter, make as a ball. Keep it on the left hand. Again wet the right hand, press this ball to make as a patty. Making a hole in the center is optional. Drop it in to the hot oil. If you cannot use both hands, take a plastic sheet, press on it, as it was shown in the photo of  “Aavadalu.”Turn them, fry both sides  and take out in time. So that Gaarelu will not become dark in color.  

7.You can put 4 to 5 at a time as per the size of your pan.

8.These are cryspy and tasty nice hot

9.They go well with ginger chutney.