Mix all the above ingredients except chana dal and make a dough. Heat the oil in a frying pan on a medium setting. Take a small ball of dough on a greased sheet of aluminum foil. press the ball gently and take 5 to 6 chana dal and place it on the dough patti. Now pat it gently . Now, gingerly flip the foil and transfer the patti in the oil. Deep fry it and remove them as they turn to a brown color.