Parippu vada lentil fritters are spicy and delicious appetizer based on Indian cuisine and perfect for parties and potlucks.
Soak the chana dal in water for 3 to 4 hours.
Drain the soaked dal using a colander and make sure there is no water left.
Grind the soaked chana dal coarsely with red chilies.
It is okay to have a couple of lentils uncrushed.
Add the onions, chilies, ginger, curry leaves, and asafoetida.
Add salt to taste.
Take a small ball of the dough and shape it into a patty by flattening with your palm.
These patties can be deep-fried till you get a golden brown color
.Enjoy the spicy dal fritters with coconut chutney and with a hot cup of tea!