Thursday, January 14, 2016

Maghe Sakranti: Fulaura (Spicy Black Lentil Doughnut) Recipe!!

With Kichadi (Recipe Here) and Chaku (Recipe Here), back home we used to make fulaura on Maghe Sankranti as well. I love how fulaura is so easy to prepare,  fluffy, crispy, and most importantly yummy :) Maghe Sakranti is one of my favorite festivals as there are so many different kinds of foods that represent this day. I tried to recreate same  vibe as I tried making most of the food we used to eat on Maghe Sakranti. I will post more recipes of other dishes during the weekend. First lets make fulaura :)
Happy Maghe Sakranti Everyone >:D<

Prep time: 15mins(s) Cook time: 30min(s) Total time: 45min(s)

Things you will need:
  • 3 cups black lentil (soaked and cleaned thoroughly)
  • Timur powder (optional, black pepper can be a great alternative, 1/2 table spoon)
  • Red chili powder (1/2 table spoon)
  • Turmeric powder (2 tea spoons)
  • Ginger paste (1 and 1/2 table spoons)
  • Salt (according to taste)
  • Cumin-coriander powder (1 table spoon)
  • Oil (4-5 cups)
Directions:
  1. Blend cleaned lentil. Consistency of the paste must be more on the thicker side. Refer third picture above for overview. 
  2. Add all of the above mentioned ingredients except oil in the paste and mix well.
  3. Heat oil and on a medium heat, little by little fry (stir periodically) mixture to make fulaura.
  4. Fry until red and crispy.
  5. Serve with any kind of chutney or simply with ketchup or Sriracha sauce :)

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