RADHABALLAVI (Bengali Daal Puri)


Maida/all purpose flour – 2 cups
Chana dal/cholar dal(soaked in water for 1hr)- 1/2 cup
Green Chili – 2
Ginger – 1 inch piece
Garlic – 2 clove
Hing/Asafoetida – 1 tsp
Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
Red chili powder – 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste

Take a bowl add flour,1/4 tsp of salt,2 tbsp of oil,Hing 1/2 tsp and knead it well with the help of water.Keep aside.
Now first grind the soaked daal then coarsely grind ginger,garlic and green chili.
Heat 4 tsp oil in a pan and add remaining hing,and grind ginger,garlic and chili.Saute it for 5-8 minutes then add the daal salt,sugar,turmeric powder,red chili powder and give it a good mix and cook it for 15-20 minutes.Then Keep aside to cool.
Meanwhile,heat oil for deep frying.
Now take a golf ball size kneaded flour make flat round small chapati wit the help of your hand now put around 1 tbsp daal mixture in it and close it properly.Now make a puri out of it with the help of a rolling pin.
Fry all the radhaballavi and serve hot with Aloo ki sabji or Dum aloo.