Monday, August 24, 2009

Sukhiyan Recipe

Sukhiyan is a traditional kerala tea time snack mostly available in small teashops. This snack is very tasty and delicious. The stuffing is made with green gram. This is a highly nutritious food because the green gram is a rich source of low-fat protein and fiber.
Here is the recipe..


for filling

  • 1/2 kg of whole green gram
  • 1/4 kg of jaggery
  • 2 cups of grated coconut
  • 3/4 tea spoon of cardmom powder

for the dough

  • 2 cups of all purpose flour
  • A pinch of baking powder
  • A pinch of salt
  • 25 gr  of coconut milk
  • As required of water
  • Oil for deep frying

Cooking Method

  • Soak the green gram overnight.
  • Cook the green gram with some water (don't add too much of water,so that it will become mushy).
  • In a pan make jaggery cyrup (add 1/4 cup of water).
  • When it melts add coconut and cooked green gram.Mix well
  • Saute well when it becomes thick and dry.
  • In this stage add the cardmom powder to this and mix well.
  • Remove from heat and allow it to cool.
  • Make small balls from this.
  • Mix together all purpose flour, coconut milk, salt and baking powder.
  • Add water to this slowly and make it to a thick dough.
  • Dip the green gram balls into this and fry it till it become golden brown.


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