Andhra Style Patoli Recipe (Dal Usli/ Crumbled Dal Recipe)

Andhra Style Patoli Recipe (Dal Usli/ Crumbled Dal Recipe) is a dish made from chana dal that is ground to a paste and stir fried with crispy onions and fresh coriander leaves. You can also add extra vegetables like capsicums, carrot to add up to your crunch. The dish very tasty as it is and can also accompanied with rotis of phulkas.  Chana dal (Bengal Gram Dal), Green Chilli, Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu), White Urad Dal (Split), Cumin seeds (Jeera), Curry leaves, Asafoetida (hing), Onion, Ginger Garlic Paste, Red Chilli powder, Turmeric powder (Haldi), Salt, Oil   To Grind 1 cup Chana dal (Bengal Gram Dal) , soaked in hot water for 30 minutes 1 Green Chilli To Temper 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu) 1 teaspoon White Urad Dal (Split) 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera) 1 sprig Curry leaves 1 pinch Asafoetida (hing) 1 Onion , chopped 1 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste 1 tablespoon Red Chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi) Salt , to taste Oil , for cooking     60   30     To begin making the Andhra Style Patoli Recipe grind the soaked chana dal with green chilli in a mixer, add little water and grind it to a thick paste.Heat a kadai with oil, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, urad dal and splutter for few seconds. Add curry leaves and leave it to crackle for 2 seconds.Add the chopped onions, ginger garlic paste and saute till the onions turn translucent.Add the ground chana paste and keep mixing it. Add turmeric powder and red chilli powder and by using a wooden spatula try to separate the dal and create a crumbly texture. Add salt and check for seasoning.Serve the Andhra Style Patoli Recipe with Mamsaam Chops Recipe, phulka and Steamed rice by the side.