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Nepalise Stuffed Phuraula Lentil Patties
Cheese-Stuffed Black Lentil Patties!
For lentil wrap:
2 cups flour of black lentils
2 beaten eggs
1 Tbls. garlic paste
1 Tbls. ginger paste
1 Tbls. chili paste
1/4 tsp. asafetida
Oil for deep frying

For cheese stuffing:
1 cup cream cheese, crushed
1 cup scallion, finely chopped
1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper


In a blender, combine all ingredients except for the stuffing agents to a thick paste. Reserve in a large bowl; cover and refrigerate for at least two hours. Clean the blender and combine all the stuffing ingredients; refrigerate for two hours.

With a wet hand take and flatten two tablespoons of the lentil mixture on your palm, forming a little cup. Put in a tablespoon of cheese mixture into the cup. Enclose the cup by bringing all edges to the center. Repeat with the remaining amount of lentil and cheese mixtures. Deep fry stuffed phuraulas a few at a time. Serve with tomato chutney.

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Preparation Time: 30 min. Serves: 2
Recipe Origin: Nepal
Submitted by:
Tulsi Regmi
United States
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