Total Time
45mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 35 mins

This is a simple appetizer or a party warmer with drinks. We have this at home nearly all the time, even the grandkids love it. hese can be eaten hot or cold. Hot I serve them with curry and cold with drinks.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a pot put the split peas with the water, salt, chilli powder, ground cumin and turmeric. Bring to the boil, reduce the heat and simmer till the peas are just soft.
  2. Remove from the heat drain the peas and allow to cool.
  3. Set aside 3 tbsp of the cooked peas and process the rest in a blender.
  4. Mix by hand the chillies, onion and the garlic into the processed peas.
  5. With damp hands form the pea mixture into balls the size of a wallnut, pushing some of the reserved peas on to the outsides of the balls.
  6. Heat some oil in a NON STICK pan, fry the balls till golden. Drain and kitchen paper.