Grind some grated coconut and green chillies into a thick paste.Add this to thick curd and keep it aside.
Rinse the required amount of urud dal(black gram) for about 1 1/2 hours.Grind into a thick paste. Add salt, coconut pieces, black whole peppers, and asafoetida.Take a small piece of plantain leaf or plastic sheet of paper and tap the flour on the
sheet into a round flat shape Make a small hole in the middle so that it gets fried uniformly.Drop this carefuly into boiling
oil and fry till it turns golden brown.