Sukhiyan (Kerala Snack)

Course: Appetiser, Snack
Cuisine: Indian, Kerala, South Indian
Keyword: Sukhiyan recipe, sugiyan recipe, Kerala snack recipes, veg snack recipes, Indian snacks recipes
Servings: 6 -8
Author: Maria Jose Martin
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  • 1/2 kg Cherupayar (Moong Dal)
  • 1/4 kg Jaggery
  • 2 cups Grated Coconut
  • 1.5 cups Plain Flour
  • 1.5 cups Gram / besan Flour
  • 5 Cardamom crushed
  • Water


  • Cook cherupayar in 3 cups water & drain the water completely. Make sure that it is not overcooked.
  • Melt Jaggery by adding 1/4 cup water.
  • When it melts add coconut, cooked cherupayar, and crushed & cardamom. Mix well. Make sure that the mix is dry. Remove from fire.
  • Combine plain flour & besan flour. Add little water to this & make a thick batter.
  • When the mixture (cherupayar+coconut+jaggery) is cool enough to touch, make small balls with the mix. Dip each balls in the batter and make sure it's coated well with the batter.
  • Deep fry till it becomes golden brown all around.