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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • 2.5 cups - rice flour
  • 1/4 cup - urad dal flour
  • For the filling:
  • 1.5 cups - chana dal
  • 1/2 coconut
  • 10 cardamoms
  • 1.5 cups - jaggery (scraped)
  • A few cardamoms, crushed
  • Ghee for frying

How to Make Sooyan

  • Soak chana dal for 2 hours.
  • Wash it and grind into a thick paste using a little water. Steam cook the paste.
  • Remove and break into small pieces.
  • Make a one thread consistency syrup with the jaggery.
  • Add the chana dal and coconut scrapings to it and cook on a low fire.
  • Add powdered cardamoms and remove from fire. Make small balls.
  • Mix the rice and urad dal flours. Add water and make thick batter.
  • Add a pinch of salt.
  • Dip the dal balls one by one in this batter quickly and deep fry in ghee and serve hot.