Udad dal 1cup
Rice flour 1/4 cup
Soda 1/4 sp
Green chillies 4
Onion 1 medium
Ginger root 1 inch
Curry leaves 6
Cilantro 1/2 cup
Salt to taste.
Oil for deep frying
Soad udad dal over night and grind it adding little water.
It should be in thick consistancy.
Add rice flour, chopped chillies, onion, curry leaves, cilantro, ginger, soda and salt.
Now heat oil in pan.
Wet your hands and take little batter and press it in ur left hand using right hand. Make a hole in the middle and deep fry till golden brown.
Serve hot with chicken curry or any other chutney.
This Garalu and chicken curry combination is made in Andhra on Kanumu day. The day after sankranthi festival.
If u r unable to make garelu in ur hands.
Take a round a vessle with flat surface and turn it upside down.
Take a wet kerchief and place it on the vessle which is upside down.
Take a small ball sized batter and put it on the kerchief and press it. Now make a hole and lift the kerchief and take out the vada in to ur hands and deep fry it.
Little practice teaches u how to make proper garelu.