November 26, 2014

Nei Kadalai (Fried Masala Chana Dal)

Nei Kadalai is a simple and tasty evening snack to have with coffee or tea. It is very easy to make with readily available ingredients at home. Here is the recipe of crispy snack to munch...



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Ingredients for making Nei Kadalai:


Chana dal (Kadalai paruppu, Split Chick pea, Bengal gram)

Oil for frying

Salt, Hing powder and Red Chilli Powder

Method for making Nei Kadalai:



Soak the Chanadal in water for 4 hours.

After 4 hours drain the water out completely and Spread it on a Kitchen Towel.

Heat the oil in a pan and deep fry the soaked and drained handful of chana dal. 

When it turns golden brown take it out.

Repeat it with the other soaked dal.

Mix the salt, turmeric , chilli and hing powder well and add to the fried dal items.


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