Soak chana dal (Kadalai Parupu) for at least 30 min.Grind fried gram(Pottukadalai) to fine powder.Slightly roast the peanuts and remove skin and roughly give a pulse and make it to coarse powder.Grind peppercorns to powder separately.
Take a bowl, put in Rice flour, Ragi flour (Rice and Ragi in equal ratio), Fried gram flour( from step2), Gram flour (kadalai maavu), Turmeric powder and chilli powder and salt.
Mix well and sieve these flour to a mixing bowl. To this, add soaked and drained chana dal, coarsely ground peanuts, freshly ground pepper powder, chopped curry leaves,cumin seeds, sesame seeds and oil.Make a tight soft dough with very little water. Use extra oil if necessary.
make very small gooseberry size balls out of it. Place a tissue and then a neat cloth over it. Place the balls on the cloth. Grease your fingers with oil and flatten them to thin round. Prick them slightly with fork all over.
Transfer the flattened dough to back of ladle. Heat oil and in medium flame, fry them in batches.