Black Eyed Peas/ Vellapayar: 1 cup
Onion: 1 small
Green chilli: 4
Garlic: 3 cloves
Ginger: ½ “piece
Coriander leaves: ¼ bunch
Gran Flour/ Besan: 1tbsp + for dusting
Corn flour: ½ tsp
Garam Masala: ½ tbsp.
Cumin Seeds: 1tsp
Pepper Powder: ½ tsp
Oil: for deep frying
Method of Preparation
Soak the peas for 5 hours.
In a pressure cooker cook the peas by adding salt till done.
Drain the peas from the cooker, add garlic, ginger, green chilli, onion, coriander leaves, cumin seeds, garam masala.
Add all these to the blender and blend to a smooth paste.
Transfer this to a bowl, and add pepper powder, gram flour and corn flour to it. If needed add more salt.
Mix it well with hand.
In another bowl take some gram flour. Keep this aside.
Heat oil in a pan, take small balls from the above mix and shape to an oblong shape.
Roll this in the gram flour well and deep fry in oil.
Take this out when both sides are done well.
Drain it in a kitchen towel.
Serve hot with ketchup or any dip of your choice.