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Nithya Aravindkumar
45 minutes
Prep Time
25 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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Sweet Cover with thiny layer of skin so yummy

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Diwali
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Frying
  • Snacks
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. All Purpose Flour / maida - 1 cup
  2. water - 1/2 cup or as needed
  3. jaggery / Sarkarai / Palm Sugar - 1 cup
  4. Chana Dal / Kadalai Paruppu - 1 cup
  5. coconut - 1 cup grated
  6. cardamom Powder / Yelakai podi- 1 tsp
  7. ghee - 1 tsp


  1. Take Chana dal in a pressure cooker, add in 2.5 cup of water. Pressure cook for 4 whistle, simmer for 5 mins. Turn off the heat and let the steam go all by itself. Open the cooker and set aside.
  2. Take jaggery and water in a sauce pan and heat till it is melted. Strain and set aside.
  3. Pour this back into the same kadai. Add in coconut, cooked chana dal and mix well.
  4. Keep cooking this till it is thick. Add in cardamom powder, ghee and mix well. Remove this to a bowl and allow it to cool down.
  5. Divide it into small balls. Make batter, by mixing flour and water to a smooth batter.Heat oil for deep frying. Dip the ball in flour batter and deep fry till crispy.
  6. Drain it and serve.

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