Modak(Kudumulu) – Andhra style




  • chana dal:1 cup.
  • Jaggery powder:3/4 cup.
  • elaichy powder:1/2 tsp.
  • wheat flour


  • Pressure cook the chana dal for upto 3 whistles .
  • Allow it to cool the cooker and after cooling drain the water(with the drained water we can prepare rasam) .
  • Now keep the cooked chana dal on low flame and now add jaggery powder and keep for 7-8 min on in  low flame.
  • Allow it to cool and grind it in a mixer by adding with very little water and elaichy powder or if possible grind it without water.
  • Now Knead the wheat flour with sufficient water .Knead it until it is smooth and soft.
  • Now make it into small balls of the dough and roll it very thinly smaller than the size of poori by dusting in between with dry flour.
  • Now stuff the dal and jaggery mixture into that and deep fry in oil.
  • Fry it until it turns into light brown color.
  • Now take it into tissue paper so that excess oil will go off.

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    Kudumulu recipe with rice flour

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