Munthiri koothu


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The jaggery syrup can be added accordingly no need to add all the syrup made of 1kg of jaggery

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Munthiri koothu recipe - How to make Munthiri koothu


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Moong Dhal- 1/2 kg
Jaggery- 1kg
Coconut powder-2 cups (fried brown)
Ellaici- 10-15
Rice flour-1cup
Kesar colour-1 pinch
Oil for frying

  1. 1. fry the dhal to golden brown.set aside to cool
  2. 2.make syrup with the jaggery
  3. 3.powder the dhal and ellaici in the mixer grinder
  4. 4.mix this with the coconut powder
  5. 5. slowly add the cooled jaggery syrup and mix the flour simultaneously pouring the syrup
  6. 6.when the mix comes to the consistency of making balls stop adding syrup
  7. 7.make small balls quickly before it hardens
  8. 8.for 1/2 kg you may get around 50 balls
  9. Batter for frying
  10. 1.mix the rice flour, kesar colour adding water bring it to the consistency of dosa mix
  11. Munthiri koothu
  12. This means balls of grapes in bunch
  13. 1. heat the oil for frying
  14. 2.take 4-5 dhal balls dip in the rice batter and throw them clinging together into the oil.
  15. 3.when it turns golden brown take out from the oil and cool it.
  16. 4. fry all the remaining balls like this

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This recipe was contributed by Foodie#421367 on 17 Aug 2008

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