Lentil fritters in tomato sauce

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Appears in
The Complete Indian Regional Cookbook: 300 Classic Recipes from the Great Regions of India

By Mridula Baljekar

Published 2017

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This recipe comes from Assam, the land of rich natural resources and world-renowned tea. You can make the fritters, Borar Anjar, in advance and store them in the refrigerator, then simply reheat them in the sauce when you are ready to serve them.


For the fritters

  • 115 g/4 oz/½ cup red split lentils (masoor dhal)
  • 12


  1. To make the fritters, wash the lentils and soak them together with the mung beans for 3-4 hours. Drain and put them in a food processor. Add the remaining fritter ingredients except the oil. Add 45 ml/3