Punukulu~~ Street food

Punukulu or punugulu is a common street food in the coastal  regions of Andhra Pradesh. These are crispy deep fried snack made of udad dal and rice batter ( dosa batter). These can be served with coconut chutney or tomato chutney. Adding chopped onions, chili and cilantro are optional but they add a great taste tot he snack.

This recipe goes to day 2 of Blogging Marathon 83 under the theme " Home made street food". Here goes the recipe....


Dosa Batter 2 cups
Sooji / semolina  1/4 cup
Chopped onion 1/4 cup
Chopped cilantro 1/4 cup
Chopped green chili 2 spoons
Salt to taste
Oil for deep frying


In a  mixing bowl add dosa batter. sooji, chopped onion, green chili, cilantro and salt to taste.
Mix everything  well and set aside for 10 minutes.
Heat oil in deep frying pan.
Take little quantity with spoon and drop it in hot oil.
Fry till nice and crisp.
Remove and place them on paper towel.
Serve hot with and chutney.

Check to see what my fellow bloggers are cooking for Blogging Marathon 83.


Usha said...

Scrumptious snack and a good recipe to use leftover dosa batter.

Srivalli said...

You surely have got some very interesting ones to write about!..very addictive snack..

vaishali sabnani said...

That’s a interesting pakora with Dosa batter , nice and crunchy , they are welcome any time of the day .

Harini R said...

Cannot go wrong with these. Love them in this wintry weather.

Unknown said...

yummmmmmmmmyyy... surely they would be a great snack... m drooling over your pakoras.... Today will make defintely.

Priya Suresh said...

Dangerously addictive punukulu, i can finish a plate of this beauties rite now.

Chef Mireille said...

they look very similar to the mangalore bhaji I made in the past - yummy snack