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Chana dal sweet balls (kadala paruppu suliyan)

Sanghi's picture
Chana dal sweet balls(Kadala paruppu suliyan) are usually made during the festival of deepavali.
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs) (maida)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Cardamom powder 3 Teaspoon
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Oil 100 Milliliter (For frying)
  Chana dal 2 Cup (32 tbs) (boil in water for 15 mins and drain it)
  Jaggery 3 Cup (48 tbs)

1. Grind the boiled Chana dals in to slightly granulated powder.
2. With the dal powder add cardomom powder and mix well.
3. Put jaggery and 1 tsp salt in a vessel, add little for just the jaggery to dissolve while heating.
4. When the jaggery is fully dissolved and starts to nicely boil, take out from heat.
5. Now add the jaggery syrup to the dal mixture a little at a time and mix well till the mixture thickens and roll in to soft ball consistency.
6. Now roll small balls from the mixture and keep aside.
7. Make a slightly thick batter with maida, baking soda, salt and water.
8. Heat oil in kadai, dip the gram balls in the maida batter and put in semi-hot oil.
9. Fry the balls until they are puffy, crispy and slightly golden brown in colour.
10. Put them in a plate with paper towel to drain excess oil and serve hot!!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
This is a very easy sweet and my family loves it.
Chana dal sweet balls (Kadala paruppu suliyan)

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1177 Calories from Fat 234

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g40.8%

Saturated Fat 3.5 g17.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1443.1 mg60.1%

Total Carbohydrates 222 g73.9%

Dietary Fiber 22.8 g91.2%

Sugars 140.6 g

Protein 25 g49%

Vitamin A 2.4% Vitamin C 3.8%

Calcium 20.3% Iron 44.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


nithya's picture
It is an adorable snack, provided you are welcome to add calories!
Anonymous's picture
Sounds delicious
Anonymous's picture
Seems like a delicious one... would surely try at home during the festive season..
thot4food's picture
Never heard of it before but will definitely have a go at it
shruti's picture
what a nutritious sweet!
delicious.bites's picture
I am going to try it soon!
Sudipa's picture
Forget calories this festive season...and just indulge!
bronzegoddess.bright's picture
very nice indeed!
Anonymous's picture
I will have to visit some of my South Indian friends ......for this beautiful Diwali snack
Teisha's picture
Another rec. to try out this yr!
Anonymous's picture
this should be good
chockyfoodie's picture
I would like to give it a try.
foodiegal's picture
These look like batata wadas!
Chana Dal Sweet Balls (kadala Paruppu Suliyan) Recipe, Chana Dal Sweet Balls (Kadala Paruppu Suliyan)