1 cup urad dal
a handful of pearl onions (peeled & finely chopped)
3-4 green chillies
1" piece ginger
a handful of curry leaves
salt to taste
Oil for deep frying
Soak the dal in water & set aside for 2 hrs.
Finely chop ginger, green chillies & curry leaves along with the onions. You can also use shallots or red onions in place of pearl onions.
After soaking the dal for 2 hrs, grind it to a thick paste using as little water as possible.
Add chopped onions, green chillies, ginger, curry leaves & salt to the paste & mix well.
Heat oil in a kadai.