BAJIVA (using red lentils)

1/2 cup red lentils, water to soak, 1/4 cup chickpea flour, 1 ts. garlic, 1 ts. ginger, 2 Tbsp. cilantro/coriander/ketumbar, 1/2 sm. chili

Soak the lentils for many hours; drain and blend in a food processor until the lentils are smooth.
Add the chickpea flour, garlic, ginger, and chili; blend until thoroughly mixed.Transfer to a bowl and mix in the cilantro.
Drop teaspoon fulls into hot oil. Remove using a slotted spoon; drain on paper towel.

added by Tammy Amina