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Friday, August 17, 2012

Sukhiyan / Modakam




It is a teatime snack in South India.

INGREDIENTS:
  • Cherupayar / Green Gram / Moong Daal - 1 cup
  • Jaggery -  ½  cup
  • Grated Coconut -  ½ cup
  • All purpose flour - 1 cup
  • Rice flour - ½  cup
  • Turmeric powder - 1 pinch
  • Cardamom powder -  ¼  tsp
  • Salt - a pinch
  • Oil for frying

PREPARATION METHOD:
  • Mix salt, turmeric, rice flour and all purpose flour together.   
  • Add little water to make a thick batter.
  • Cook Cherupayar / Green Gram in a cooker till it is soft and water is completely dries up .
  • Dilute Jaggery by adding little water into it and filter it. 
  • Bring this syrup to boil in a vessel.
  • When it starts boil add cardamom powder, grated coconut and cooked green gram and mix well.
  • Saute well till the mixture is dry.
  • Remove from heat and allow it to cool.
  • Make small balls out of the mixture.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Dip each balls into the batter and put into the hot oil.
  • Deep fry till golden colour.
  • Remove from oil, drain it and serve.
Recommended Combination: Serve hot with  Coffee or Tea

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