A typical Kerala dish this - prawns cooked with plenty of shallots or sambhar onions and coconut.

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Main Ingredients Split Green Gram Skinless, Refined Flour
Cuisine Kerala
Course Main Course Seafood
Prep Time 51-60 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 6
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Radhaballavi

  • 1/2 cup Split Green Gram Skinless
  • to taste Refined Flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • 2 teaspoons Fennel seed (saunf) powder
  • 2 cups Gram flour (besan)
  • 3 cups Refined flour (maida)
  • for deep-frying Oil


  1. Boil split green gram with salt, turmeric & water.
  2. When half done, add red chilli powder, cumin powder and fennel powder. Mix it thoroughly.
  3. When the water starts drying up, add gram flour and mix it till the mixture turns takes the form of a soft dough. Keep this dough aside.
  4. Make a dough with refined flour, salt, and water and keep it in rest for 10-15 minutes.
  5. Divide the dough into small equal parts. Flatten with rolling pin.
  6. Put a spoonful of stuffing in it and again flatten it giving the shape of a puri. Similarly make the rest.
  7. Heat oil in a kadai, deep fry the puris till golden. Remove on absorbent paper and serve hot.