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Sooyan Recipe

Sooyan is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Monday, 21 August, 2017
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep-Fry Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes

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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:

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


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