Mix lentils with fenugreek seeds , wash and soak for 3-4 hrs.
Wash and soak poha.
After 3-4 hrs,drain water from lentils and poha.
In a food processor or grinder, add dal, ginger green chillies and poha.
Grind to a fine paste.
Transfer batter to a bowl, add salt, beat for 5 mins.
Heat oil in kadhai,take lemon sized portions and drop the batter in hot oil.
Fry pakora in hot oil till golden brown.
Serve hot with chutneys.
To make Spicy Ketchup dip
Take 2-3 tsp of schezwan sauce and 2-3 tbsp of Tomato ketchup.
Mix well and serve.
Oil should not be very hot, else pakoras will remain raw from inside.Use any combination of lentils. Dhuli Urad dal(Split Black Gram both skinned and skinless) can also be used to prepare pakoras.2 tbsp Cornflour or rice flour can also be used in place of poha, but that is optional. You can omit poha or the above mentioned flours .
Keyword Dal Vade, Red Lentils, Split Green Moong Lentils, Split Yellow Moong Lentils