1 cup lentils (daal)
2 onions, sliced lengthwise
5 small hot green peppers, chopped (or less if you don't like it too spicy)
1/2 cup coriander leaves, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 teaspoon ginger
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
Oil for frying
Salt to taste
Soak lentils in 3 to 4 cups water for one hour, then wash the lentils and drain them well.
Put lentils into a blender or food processor.
Add ginger, garlic and peppers. Blend for 3 to 4 minutes or until is is just all blended together. Do not process it too finely.
Remove from blender to a mixing bowl.
Add turmeric, onion, coriander leaves and salt. Mix well.
Heat oil in a frying pan.
Place tablespoon-size lentil mixture into frying pan. Fry both sides until golden brown.
Remove from pan. Place on a paper towel to drain the excess oil.