Halwai May 12, 2018


• 2 cups – Maida
• 1 cup – putnaalu (a kind of Channa dal used for idli chutney)
• 3/4 cup- Jaggery or Sugar
• 3/4 cup – Coconut
• Oil (for deep frying)


  1. Make a dough of maida (this should be exactly like chapatti dough).
  2. Dry grind all the above separately into coarse powder.
  3. Now mix all these three and grind once.
  4. Make a poori.
  5. Put 2 spoons of powder and close it to form semi circle and fold it through the edges.
  6. Deep fry this in oil.

Recipe courtesy of Subbalakshmi