Punugulu | How to make Punugulu

By Priya Satheesh  |  11th May 2016  |  
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About Punugulu Recipe

Punugulu is one of the famous street snack in Andhra and Telangana which is prepared using rice and urad dal. This will be very crispy and can be served with any variety of chutneys.


Ingredients to make Punugulu

  • 1 cup urad dal
  • 1/2 cup rice
  • salt to taste
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 3 green chillies
  • 1 inch ginger Piece

How to make Punugulu

  1. Wash and soak the rice and urad dal together for 4 hours.
  2. Drain the water and grind into fine paste. ( Add very little water ).
  3. Transfer the batter to a bowl and add salt. (The batter should be thick ).
  4. Cover and let it ferment over night or 6 - 7 hours.
  5. Grind the green chilli and ginger into fine paste and keep aside.
  6. Once done, mix the batter well and add the chopped onion followed by green chilli - ginger paste.
  7. Heat the required amount of oil for frying in a deep pan or kadai.
  8. Using hands or spoon, take a spoon of batter and drop it in a hot oil carefully.
  9. Fry them till it turns golden brown color and gets its crispy texture.
  10. Once done, remove from the flame and drain the excess oil in a kitchen towel.
  11. Serve hot with chutney.

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Sheeni Singh4 years ago