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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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  • 1 cup - chana (Bengal gram) dal
  • 1 cup - sugar
  • 1/2 tsp - cardamom powder
  • 1 cup - maida
  • 1/2 cup - besan (chick peas flour)
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • salt - a pinch
  • 2 tsp - ghee
  • oil, to deep fry

How to Make Sukrunde

  • Wash and cook dal with 4 cups of water till soft but not mushy. Strain the cooking liquid (this can be used in rasam).
  • Add sugar to dal. When the mixture is slightly cooled, grind it till smooth.
  • Cook this mixture in a thick bottom pan, stirring all the time till it becomes a lump.
  • Add cardamom powder. Cool and shape into lime size balls.
  • Mix maida with besan, salt, turmeric powder and ghee. Add water and make a thick batter.
  • Dip the dal balls in this batter and fry in moderately hot oil till golden brown.