Moong Dal Burelu / Pesara Purnalu


Moong Dal Burelu / Pesara Purnalu

Prep Time: 1 hour

Cook Time: 1 hour

Total Time: 2 hours

Yield: 16

Serving Size: 8


  • 1 cup Moong Dal
  • 11/2 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup grated Coconut
  • 1 pinch Elaichi Powder
  • 1/2 cup Urad Dal
  • 1 cup Rice
  • little Salt
  • Oil for deep fry


  1. Wash and soak rice, urad dal for 1 hour and grind into a thick dosa batter add little salt & keep it aside.
  2. Wash and soak moong dal for 1 hour & grind into smooth paste, pour the ground paste in a bowl and pressure cook with out lid for 15 mins.
  3. When it cool remove from the cooker and cut into small pieces, grind the pieces into a powder and keep it aside.
  4. Add sugar in a pan with little water & bring it to a boil, add grated coconut, ground moong dal and mix well.
  5. Mash with a potato masher until the dal mixture mix it well without lumps, stir it continuously until it thickens, let it cool for some time.
  6. When it cool make the mixture into small lemon sized balls, heat a pan with enough oil for deep fry, dip the balls in the urad dal batter & fry them.
  7. Fry them until they become light brown in color & take them out on a paper towel. Now moong dal purnalu are ready to serve, serve hot.

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