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Sree Nath – Kerala Style Sukhiyan – Festival Delights (sweets)

Sukhiyan is a Kerala tea time snack. The filling is made of green gram,coconut,cardamon powder and jaggery. It has a distinct taste.
Check out the text recipe below….

1. Green Gram – 1 cup
2. Jaggery – 1cup
3. Grated coconut – half a cup
4. Maida – 1 cup
5. Cardamom powder – 1 tsp
6. Salt – one pinch
7. Oil to deep fry
8. Water

Method of preparation

Wash and soak green gram in water for two hours. Add water just enough to cover the green gram and pressure cook it. Keep it aside

Take jaggery in a thick bottomed pan, add water just to cover the jaggery and boil it till the jaggery dissolves completely. Filter jaggery syrup in metal strainer to remove the impurities. Again boil the jaggery syrup to make it thick. When it becomes frothy and thick, add cooked green gram, grated coconut and cardamom powder. Stir continuously till it becomes thick. At one stage, it will start leaving the sides of the pan. Put off the flame and allow it cool and make small balls of it and keep it aside.

Mix maida with water and salt to make batter. It should be in the consistency of dosa batter.

Heat oil in a pan. Dip the balls in the batter and drop into the hot oil. Fry for a minute and turn it over. Wait for one minute and take it out to drain the excess oil in a tissue paper. Sukhiyan is ready to serve now….