Monday, 5 March 2012

Pesalu Purnalu\Burelu

Reposting this

Pesalu(whole moong dal) Burelu(whole moong Dal stuffed balls) are very nutritious and good for health.

For inside stuffing

  • Whole moong dal(pesalu) : 1 cup

  • Jaggery/Gur/Bellam : 1cup grated(adjust accourding to your tase)

  • Ilachi powder : 1/2 tb sp
  • Soak whole moong dal in water for 6-8 hrs.After that pressure cook with 2cups of water for 2 visils.

  • Once pressure is gone, drain water from moong dal.In a thick bottom vessel, add cooked moong dal,jaggery ,ilachi powder and mix well.

  • Mix in frequent intrevals till jaggery is melted and mixed with moong dal.

  • Once it is done, leave aside to become cool.
For outside covering:
  • Urad Dal : 1/2 cup

  • Rice : 1/2 cup

  • Salt : a pinch

  • Sugar : 1T sp

  • Baking soda : a pinch

  • Oil for deep fry
Procedure to prepare purnalu:
  • Soak urad dal and rice for 3-4 hrs.Grind as smooth thick paste.Add salt,sugar,baking soda and mix well.

  • Now in a kadai , take oil for deep fry.Make whole moong dal stuffing into small balls.

  • Once oil is hot, take moong dal ball, and dip it in urad dal batter and put that in hot oil slowly.In similar manner add remaining balls, till kadai is full.

  • Let them fry till they are done fully.Take them to tissue to absorb oil.
This is my entry to Cook Eat Delicious Desserts


  1. U have nice blog sathya. Hope u enjoyed ur diwali with these sweet dishes.

  2. An Award is waiting for u at my blog:)

    Burelu looks perfect and adorable...

  3. Hello Sathya, came here doing a search on this..I have a different version ..:)..lovely blog with andhra specials...leave a comment on the food blog, will add your details..