- Yield: 25
- Servings: 12
- Prep Time: 2:30 h
- Cook Time: 25m
- Ready In: 25m
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Traditional south indian deewali sweet.
Sweet Somas are yummy and nutritional sweet prepared especially in festivals.We are using fried gram dal for filling which is very nutritious and tasty.Sweet somas can prepare in both sweet and salt versions.Dear friends try sweet somas for this diwali.. 🙂
How to Make Sweet Somas
1/2 kg of Maida/all purpose flour
2 tbsp. of Oil
Salt as required
1/4 kg of Pottu kadala / fried gram dal
250g of Sugar
1/4 kg of Grated coconut
5 no of Cardamom powder
Oil for fry
Mix flour, salt and oil well. Then sprinkle water to make stiff dough.Be careful while adding water. Keep aside for at least 2 hours.
Mean while grind fried gram dal first into a rava like powder.
Grind sugar into a fine powder with Cardamom.
Grate coconut and dry roast well till the moisture evaporates. Fry in medium flame for until it becomes dry and wafts nice aroma.
Mix this with fried dal powder and sugar.Keep aside.
Now again knead the dough to smooth.
Divide dough into 14 equal balls. Roll each into thin pooris.
Add 1 TS of the pottukadalai powder into this.
Fold this poori into half and grease the edge.
Deep fry somas till golden color.Drain and store in airtight container