1 cup Whole Mung Beans / Pesalu
8 – 10 Green Chillies
2 – 3 inch piece Ginger
Salt to taste
Oil for deep frying
How to make Pesara Garelu
. Wash and soak the whole moong dal in lot of water for 6 hours.
. Drain the water. Grind the soaked beans, green chillies, salt and ginger into a little coarse or smooth paste. Use very little water if needed.
. Heat oil in a pan for deep frying.
. Wet your hands and take a lemon sized ball of batter and flatten it on your palm or on a plastic sheet. Make a small hole in the middle of the vada so that it cooks evenly all over.
. Slowly drop it into the hot oil. Fry it on both sides on medium flame til golden brown color.
. Remove them from oil and serve hot with any chutney.