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Sheena Omana Narayanan
25 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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Sukhiyan is one of the most popular tea time snack made from green gram / mung dal, coconut and jaggery filling....Let's see the recipe

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Kitty Parties
  • Kerala
  • Frying
  • Snacks
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. Moong dal/Green Gram:- 1 1/2 cupJaggery:- 1 cupGrated Coconut:- 1 cupCardamom powder:- 1 tsp
  2. cloves powder:-1/2 tsp
  3. Maida:- 2 Cups
  4. rice flour:- 2tbsp
  5. Besan:-2 tbsp
  6. turmeric powder:- 1/2 tsp
  7. salt :- 1/2 tsp
  8. oil for frying


  1. Soak the greengram/cherupayar for 2-3hrs. Cook cherupayar with 2 cups of water and pinch of salt till water is completely drained off.(Do not overcook it)
  2. In a pan melt the jaggery with 1/4 cup water
  3. When it starts melting add grated coconut and cooked greengram mix & combine well.
  4. Saute well till mixture thicknes and dry; now add cardamom powder and mix well.
  5. Remove from heat and allow it to cool.
  6. Make some small lemon sized balls with greengram mixture.
  7. In a blow mix all purpose flour,salt, rice flourand gramflour(besan) and make a thick paste adding water (Note : adding rice flour gives crispy structure to the covering)
  8. Heat oil in a pan, dip each of the balls in the batter & deep fry till golden brown. Serve hot with tea and Enjoy!

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Preeti Gurung
Preeti Gurung   Jan-10-2017

my fav snack for tea time!

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