Thursday, 6 August 2015

Dal gunjiya

Dal gunjiya is made of dal mixture and deep fried. These are spicy gunjiya's. It is an Indian snacks.

Ingredients (serves 4)

  • Split black gram skinless 1/4 cup
  • Split Bengal gram 1/4 cup
  • Wheat flour  1 1/2 cup
  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon 
  • Oil - 3 tablespoon 
  • Salt to taste 
  • A pinch of asafoetida 
  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon
  • Garlic paste
  • Aamchoor (dry mango) powder 1 teaspoon 
  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon 
  • Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped -2 tablespoon 
  • Yield: N/A
  • Servings: 4
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time : 20 minutes
  • Ready In: 40 minutes


  • Soak split Bengal gram and black skinless black gram in water for 3-4 hours. After 3-4 hours boil both the dals with turmeric powder, salt and sufficient water until just done. Knead the wheat flour with sufficient water into a stiff dough. Cover it with a damp cloth and let it rest for sometime. Drain and grind coarsely Heat oil in a non stick pan. Add cumin seeds,asafoetida, and garlic paste and saute for few minutes. Add the ground dal and mixAdd dry mango powder, salt,red chilli powder and coriander leaves and mix well. Transfer the mixture in a bowl. Divide the dough into equal portion and roll into balls. Apply a little oil on the balls and roll them into small puris or in a round shape. Place a portion of dal mixture on one side of each puri, fold the other side over to make gunjiyas. Heat sufficient oil in a pan, add the gunjiya until they become golden brown Sprinkle dry mango powder over them. Garnish it with coriander leaves.  Serve hot