Pesara Purnalu / Moong Dal Dumplings
Pesara pappu / Yellow Moong Dal – 1 cup
Sugar – 1/2 cup
Coconut grated – 1/4 cup
Cardomon powder a pinch
All purpose Flour/ Maida – 1/2 cup
Rice flour – 2 tbsp
Salt a pinch
Method to prepare
For the Stuffing
Soak Yellow moong dal for 2 hrs and grind to a fine paste with very little water.
Make the paste into small balls and steam the moong dal paste as how you will do for idlies for 15 mins.
Once it is cooled, grind these steamed dumplings into powder, if they are soft enough you can also grate them into powder.
To this moong dal powder add powdered sugar, grated coconut. Make into small balls.
For the Coating
Make a thick batter of Maida and Rice flour, salt.
Heat a pan with oil and drop the balls dipped into the batter into the hot oil.
Cook on both sides and drain once done to a kitchen towel.
These make a great holiday treat for kids, do send in your holiday specials that you will prepare for your kids for Kid’s Delight!