Soak channa dal for at least 4-5 hrs or overnight. Then Drain and keep aside.
Grind the channa dal coarsely without adding any water.
Make a paste of the Ginger & green chillies and mix it to the ground channa dal.
Add rice flour, turmeric powder, fennel seeds, chopped mint leaves, red chilli powder and salt. Mix well.
Make round tiny balls or kebabs of the above mixture. Keep it ready and set aside.
Heat the Appe pan, brush each mould with oil and Put the prepared balls/ kebabs in it.
Cook on medium flame till they are golden brown in color.
Serve hot with some tomato ketchup / green chutney and a hot cup of masala tea.