Priya's feast


For Outer Layer

Maida-1 kg
Rava-50 gms
Oil to Deep Fry
Salt to Taste

For Stuffing

Bengal gram powder-400 gms
Coconut – 1 grated, Sundried for a day
Sugar-450 gms
Khus Khus-50 gms
Cardamon Powder-2 tsp
Sugar-450 gms
Khus Khus-50 gms
Cardamon Powder-2 tsp


Mix the powdered roasted bengal gram dal and also the Cardomon

Dry roast the Khus khus for few secs until it turns cripsy

Grate the Coconut and Sun dry it…When she made, it was hot mid summer
she kept it for 4 hours

If u dont get sun, u can dry roast the coconut until it is free from moisture

Mix all the ingredients for stuffing(puranam)

For the Dough

Mix the rava ,maida ,and the salt

Sprinkle minimum of water and make a tight dough

Rest the dough for 10 minutes

Use the heavy grinding stone/Ammikallu and hit the dough on it for 10 minutes until it turns soft and much more flexible

Soon, roll them into flat (chapathi ) rotis.

Keep the stuffing (puranam) in center.

Close the edges, make into half-moon. Use water to seal them

Move them to Airy place and let them dry for few minutes

Once they are dried (5-7 minutes under fan), the edges starts to curl up.
Dont over dry it, since u will get only browny somas.

In medium flame, fry all the somas (patience!!) as white as ever

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