Baya kyaw - yellow split pea fritters (burmese cuisine)

6 servings
15 min
10 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 6
Yellow Split Peas - 1 cup

Onion - 1 cup

Red Chili Powder - 1 tsp

Turmeric Powder - 1/2 tsp

Cilantro - 1/4 cup, finely chopped

Salt - as per taste

Oil - for deep frying only-


  • Drain yellow split peas. Take half of it and coarsely grind with no water.Take the other half and fine grind it with very little water .
  • Now, mix all other ingredients (except oil) and keep aside.Once oil is hot, take a spoonful of batter or use your hand and drop it in hot oil.Let it fry to golden brown on medium flame.Drain on a paper towel.
  • Serve it as a perfect snack for tea time or as an appetizer before main course.

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