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.

Punugulu is a mouthwatering dish which is perfect to serve at any occasion. It is a recipe of Andhra Pradesh cuisine which is very famous in the whole worldwide. This is very amazing in taste and it contains a lot of health benefiting nutrients. It is a quick and easy recipe and you can easily prepare restaurant style Punugulu at your home. Punugulu by Priya Satheesh will help you to prepare the perfect Punugulu at your home. You don't need any extra effort or time to prepare this. It just needs 720 minute for the preparation and 20 minute for cooking. Whether it is a grand party or a normal kitty party, it is a perfect dish to serve and to get the compliments from your guests. This recipe follows the perfect art of cooking that gives an amazing texture to this and differentiate it from other dishes. In the Better Butter recipes, you will find the step by step process of this recipe by which you can know how to make the delicious Punugulu.


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