Channa dal,

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11:27 PM Chandra Karthikeyan 0 Comments

  • Rice flour - 1 cup
  • Salt - pinch
  • Vegetable oil - 2 tsp
  • Water - 1 cup
  • Grated coconut - 1 cup
  • Boiled and coarsely ground channa dal - 1/2 cup
  • Powdered jaggery - 3/4 cup
  • Cardamon powder- little

  • In a bowl, fill enough water to cover jaggery and let it boil till it reaches one string consistency.
  • Filter jaggery syrup and add coconut and channa dal, boil till the filling thickens. Our filling is ready. Make small balls out of filling. keep this aside.
  • Boil 1 cup of water, add rice flour, salt, and 1 tsp oil. stir continuously and nicely till everything comes together into one big ball. If this rice flour mixture is dry, add more water drop by drop till you get one big mass. Now make small balls from the mixture. Cover this balls with wet cloth else the balls become very dry.
  • Apply oil in your palm, flatten one rice ball, place the filling in the middle, bring the ends together and seal it.
  • Repeat the previous steps with all the rice balls.
  • In a steamer or rice cooker, steam it for 10 minutes.
  • Serve it warm.


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