Split Black Gram Fritter Curry


Hello everyone.Welcome to my cooking corner. Today I am sharing with you a recipe of Split Black Gram Fritter Curry. It is a recipe of spiced split black gram dough steamed ,shallow-fried and dipped in a thick onion-tomato gravy. It is tasty, innovative and healthier too. In my place, it is called IRHAR and is served during marriage ceremonies. In my first family, we preferred to eat chapatis at night only and my mom used to make it quite often. You can have it with tandoori rotis and rice too. I hope you guys will like it. Do try it and share your experience with me. So let’s start with the recipe—

Ingredients:-For the Split Black Gram fritters

  1. Split Black Gram-250 gms
  2. Cumin-1/2 tsp
  3. Asafoetida-A pinch
  4. Pepper Powder-1/2 tsp
  5. Red Chilly Powder-1 tsp
  6. Cumin Powder-1/2 tsp
  7. Garam Masala-1 tsp
  8. Salt-According to taste
  9. Water-As required

For the curry:-

  1. Onion-2
  2. Green Peas-100 gms
  3. Ginger-Garlic Paste-1 tsp
  4. Turmeric Powder-1 tsp
  5. Cumin Powder-1 tsp
  6. Red Chilly Powder-1 tsp
  7. Tomato Puree-1 tbsp
  8. Garam Masala-1 tsp
  9. Salt-According to taste
  10. Vegetable Oil-1 tbsp

For Garnish—Fresh Cream



Wash and soak the split black gram overnight. Grind it a little coarsely without adding more water. Grind the onions into a fine paste. Mix all the above-given spices into the dough and keep aside.


Now make rolls from the dal batter and boil them in hot water for 15 minutes. When it hardens take out the rolls from water and let them dry.

STEP 3 Cut it into thin rounds and shallow fry till browned and crispy.


20191204_085318_20191204193544735.jpgNext, take a pan and add oil into it. Next, add the onion paste and fry it. Now I will add the ginger-garlic paste. Fry for two minutes. Next, add all the spices, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, cumin powder by mixing in water. In this way, our spices will not get burnt. Next, add tomato puree. Fry for two minutes. Now I will add the green peas and fry again for one-two minutes. Now it’s time to add garam masala. Fry for a minute. Now I will add the fritters to the gravy along with water and simmer for five minutes.


Our Split Black Gram Fritters In Curry is done. Garnish with fresh cream. You can also add fresh coriander to it.

Friends do try the recipe. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great week everyone. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!


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Hi! I am Abha Jha and I welcome you all heartily to my blog. Cooking has been my passion for the better part of my life. I was brought up knowing the traditional Indian style of cooking from my ancestral home. I wish to pass on this treasure trove of delightful, easy and yummy recipes to foodies and budding chefs alike. I also love experimenting with food and discovering world cuisine. I wish to keep discovering amazing new recipe's and showcasing them with the world.

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