12 December 2012,23:41 by
Ponmathi Srilekha.S

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Serves :

Preparation Time :
3 hours

Cooking Time :
40 minutes

Preparation Method :

  • Grate coconut. Melt jaggery as specified to remove scum.   
  • Powder cardamom.
  • Soak chana dal in hot water for 10 minutes and pressure-cook for 2 whistles.
  • Grind the cooked dal with the coconut to a fine paste.
  • Stir jaggery over fire to make into a sticky paste. Add dal mixture and cardamom powder and keep aside.
  • Prepare dough with flour, ghee turmeric powder and water; cover and keep aside for 2 hours.
  • Make lemon-sized balls of both dough and filling; spread dough like puri in the palm with fingers and keep a ball of filling. Cover it fully with dough and press down again.
  • Cook on tava like chappati, using ghee.


For Filling:

  • 600 grams of Chana dal 
  • 600 gram of Jaggery 
  • 200 grams of Coconut 
  • 2 tablespoon Cardamom 
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder 

For Dough: 

  • 600 grams of Maida 
  • 200 grams of Ghee

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