2 cups maida
2 tsp salt 2 tsp or to taste
2 tbsp ghee or oil
2 tbsp curd
1 cup besan
1 tbsp pudina – chopped
1 tbsp hara dhania – chopped
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
1 tsp green chilli paste
1/2 tsp haldi powder
1/2 tsp garam masala
1 tbsp lemon juice or to taste
Mix maida with 1 tsp salt, ghee and curd and knead to a stiff dough. Use some more curd if needed.
In a saucepan heat 2 tbsp oil and add ginger-garlic paste, haldi, green chilli paste, pudina, coriander leaves, garam masala, salt to taste and besan.
Sautï¿½ till all the liquid evaporates and the mixture collects together and fat separates.
Take the pan off the heat add lemon juice and mix well. Keep aside to cool.
Break balls of dough to a desired size. Roll each ball into a round and then a flat disk about 1/8 inch thick.
Pinch the edges, wet a bit and place some of the besan mixture in the center.
Cover the mixture and pinch the dough to seal. Smoothen it into a proper round and keep aside till ready to fry.
To fry, heat the oil, and add the balls in (as many can come in comfortably).
Lower the heat and fry till light brown. Serve hot.
Note: In place of besan you can also use roasted red gram poweder.