A traditional south indian healthy and sweet snack.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
In a pressure cooker, boil 1 cup of green gram with 2 cups of water till 5-6 whistles In a bowl add ¾ cup of maida, 2 tsp rice powder, ¼ tsp turmeric powder and a pinch of salt.
In a bowl add ¾ cup of maida, 2 tbsp rice powder, ¼ tsp turmeric powder and a pinch of salt.
Pour in ½ cup of water to form a loose batter without any lumps.
In a pan transfer the green grams from the pressure cooker. Add to it, 1 cup of grated coconut and ¾ cup of sugar. Heat the mixture in a medium flame until the sugar has melted down.
Keep it aside to cool down.
Once settled and cool, roll the mixture to medium size balls.
Preheat a deep fry pan with cooking oil.
Dip the balls into the batter and fry them in the pan. Repeat the process for the remaining balls.
Instead of sugar, jaggery syrup can be used.
If using soaked green gram, boil in the pressure cooker for 2-3 whistles instead.