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Surnali Recipe

Surnali is a popular Indian Dessert
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Shallow Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
15 hours
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • Raw Rice - 2 cups
  • Grated Coconut - 1 cup
  • Fenugreek seeds - 1 tsp
  • Thin Poha (beaten rice) - 1 cup
  • Milk - 1/2 cup
  • Jaggery powder - 1/2 cup
  • Salt - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Curd - 2 tbsp
  • Cooking soda - a big pinch
  • How to Make Surnali:

    1. Soak rice with fenugreek seeds in water for 2-3 hours.
    2. Using milk, grind it with grated coconut to a smooth thick batter.
    3. Wash and drain the beaten rice and grind it with jaggery to a smooth paste.
    4. Mix the two batters together to the consistency of the dosa batter.
    5. Add salt, turmeric powder and curd. Mix well and ferment overnight.
    6. Next day, before cooking, add a pinch cooking soda to the batter.
    7. Heat a non-stick dosa pan, lightly brushed with oil.
    8. Drop about 1/2 cup of batter on it and spread into a thick pancake.
    9. Cover and cook on medium flame till done. Do not turn over.
    10. Serve with ghee.


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