Chana Dal Aur Hare Lehsun Ke Pakore

Crispy & crunchy snack items made with Bengal gram and fresh green garlic. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Chana Dal Aur Hare Lehsun Ke Pakore
Main Ingredients Green garlic, Split Bengal gram (chana dal)
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Chana Dal Aur Hare Lehsun Ke Pakore

  • 1 medium bunch Green garlic basted
  • 1 1/2 cups Split Bengal gram (chana dal) soaked for 1 hour
  • to deep fry Oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Crushed black peppercorns
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Carom seeds (ajwain)
  • a pinch Baking soda
  • 1/2 Lemon
  • 2 tablespoons Gram flour (besan)
  • to sprinkle Chaat masala


  1. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.
  2. Roughly chop green garlic with leaves and place in a grinder jar, alongwith chana dal, red chilli powder, crushed peppercorns, asafoetida, salt and carom seeds.
  3. Grind into a coarse paste and transfer into a bowl.
  4. Add baking soda, juice of lemon, besan and a little water and mix well.
  5. Apply little water on your palms and divide the mixture into equal portions shaped into small pakoras.
  6. Deep-fry pakoras for 2-3 minutes, turning once a while. Drain on absorbent paper.
  7. Reheat oil for 1-2 minutes and deep-fry pakoras once again till golden and crisp.
  8. Drain on absorbent paper and sprinkle chaat masala on top.
  9. Serve hot with green chutney.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1424
Carbohydrates 177.9
Protein 63.1
Fat 51.2