Crispy Fried Chana Dal Recipe

This is one of most easy namkeen recipe with minimum ingredients easily available in your pantry.  It's spicy, tangy, crunchy, tasty . 

Chana Dal - 1 cup
Oil - To Deep Fry
Salt - 1/4 tsp or To Taste
Citrus Acid - 1/2 tsp or Amchur
1. Wash and soak chana dal 3-4 hours or over night. 2. Rinse again 2-3 times and spread evenly washed dal in a kitchen towel or thick cotton cloth for 15-20 minutes so all the water is absorbed and dal becomes dry.  ~ If required, change towel to make dal dry. 3. Heat oil in a wok(kadai) until smoking point, add dal in batches and fry until golden brown/crispy or until the 'shh' sounds eases from oil and keep in kitchen tissue to remove excess oil.