How to make Udida Ghari -

Spiced urad dal dumplings make very delicious snack

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Split skinless black gram (dhuli urad dal), Red chilli powder (लाल मिर्च पावडर )

Cuisine : Karnataka

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Udida Ghari

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Karnataka cuisine comprises of many vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes that are full of flavour and taste. It is one of the oldest surviving cuisines and its origins can be traced back to the Iron Age. 
The varieties in Karnataka cuisine have influenced the neighbouring states like Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Maharashtra. The cuisine also reflects influences from these four neighbouring states on its food habits. 
Being a coastal state, coconut is grown in abundance. Needless to say coconut in its various forms like oil, milk, fresh and dried coconut is put to excellent use in its cuisine.

Prep Time : 5-6 hour

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Udida Ghari Recipe

  • Split skinless black gram (dhuli urad dal) , soaked for 5-6 hours and drained 1 cup

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Black peppercorns , crushed 1/2 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Curry leaves , shredded 12

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Green chutney to serve


Step 1

Put half the drained dal into a blender jar. Grind to a coarse paste and transfer into a bowl.

Step 2

Put the remaining dal in the same blender jar. Add 5 tbsps water and grind to a smooth and fluffy batter. Transfer into the same bowl and beat well with hands.

Step 3

Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, cumin seeds, crushed black peppercorns, asafoetida, salt and curry leaves and mix well.

Step 4

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Drop small portions of the batter and deep fry on medium heat till golden brown and crisp.

Step 5

Drain on absorbent paper. Arrange on a serving plate and serve hot with green chutney.

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