Somas/ Sweet somas

11:49 PM Chandra Karthikeyan 0 Comments


  • Maida - 1 cup
  • Corn flour - 2 tsp
  • Oil - 1 tbsp
  • Salt as required
  • Water for kneading


  • Fried gram dal - 1/2 cup
  • Grated coconut - 1/2 cup
  • Powdered sugar - 3/4 cup
  • Cardamon powder - pinch


  • Grind fried gram dal into coarse powder, dry fry grated coconut. Mix gram dal powder, coconut, sugar and cardamon powder nicely.
  • Mix maida, corn flour, oil, and salt nicely, knead it into soft dough by adding water little by little. Make small balls from the dough just like the one for making pooris.
  • Roll the balls in the rolling pin in the form of circle. Place the spoonful of filling in the center the flatten pooris, close the poori such that it looks like semicircle, seal the openings and trim the edges with the knife. 
  • Heat oil in a pan and deep fry the somas by flipping both sides. Cool it and store it in airtight container.


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