Monday, August 24, 2009


Sukhiyan is a traditional kerala snack mostly available in small teashops. This snack is very tasty and delicious. The stuffing is made with green gram. I got this recipe from Lakshmi Nair's "Magic Oven". I am sure you will enjoy this one. This is my Hubby's favoritesnack,he can eat 10 at one time:))
here is the recipe..


for filling

Whole moong dal(green gram)-1/2 kg
Jaggery-1/4 kg
Grated coconut-2 cups
Cardmom powder-3/4tsp

for the batter

Allpurpose flour-2 cups
Baking powder-a pinch
Salt-a pinch
Coconut milk powder-25grm
Water- as required
Oil- for frying


1.Soak the greengram overnight.
2.Cook the green gram with some water(don't add too much of water,so that it will become mushy).
3.In a pan make jaggery cyrup (add 1/4 cup of water).
4.When it melts add coconut and cooked greengram.Mix well
5.Saute well when it becomes thick and dry.
6.In this stage add the cardmom powder to this and mix well.
7.Remove from heat and allow it to cool.
8.Make small balls from this.
9.Mix together allpurpose flour,coconut milk powder,salt and baking powder.
10.Add one egg to this (this step is adding egg the outer covering of the sukhiyan will be very soft and tasty..
11.Add water to this slowly and make it to a thick batter.
12.Dip the green gram balls into this and fry it till it become golden brown.

 Sukhiyan is ready!!

Hope you will enjoy eating, as much as you enjoyed preparing it...

Happy Experimenting..


  1. I could eat all of it! Tasty, Yummyyy!!

  2. Adipoli ayitundallooooooo....Serikum Kothiyavunu!!!! amma used to do it often, love it...

  3. yummy!! my mom used to make it.. have been looking for this recipe on the web.. kanumbol kothiaavunu

  4. new 2 ur blog..i prepared this snack was very tasty...tks...


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