Allam Garelu is a traditional Andhra Vada made with the soaked Urad dal is blended to a coarse and deep fried. It's the 4th day Neivedyam for Navratri.
Garelu makes a good breakfast or evening snack too. Serve with your favorite chutney.
Preparation Time: 4-6 hours to soak the dal
Cook Time: 4-5 minutes per batch
Serves : 4-5
Urad dal : 1 cup (240 ml)
Green chilies: 5 large chopped
Allam/Ginger: 4" piece chopped
Salt to taste
Wash and Soak the dal for 4-6 hours.
Wash the dal again, add chilies and ginger pieces and blend it coarsely. Add very little water.
Heat oil for deep frying, make the Garelu shape with a hole in the middle on a paper or plastic cover and slowly drop them into the oil. Do not over crowd the pan.
Fry until both sides turn golden brown, take them out and place them on a paper towel.
Serve hot with peanut, coconut or coriander chutney.