Susiyam Recipe with step by step pictures. Fried Green Gram Balls is also called as Susiyam or suyyam in some places. It taste delicious and is made on special occasions. It is also called as seeyam or suzhiyam.
This is one recipe which i wanted to make for quite a long time. Finally i made it yesterday and it was a huge hit. It turned out so tasty. I used the same stuffing and made a steamed modak as well. Will share it tomorrow.
About Seeyam | Suzhiyan
Seeyam Suzhiyam is a popular festival snack that is prepared and shared. This sweet is made with Kadalai paruppu (Channa Dal) and jaggery to add sweetness to the recipe. Maida flour and rice flour are used to create the crispy coating on the outside.
Susiyam is a traditional sweet of Kerala and Kanyakmari district. It is a fried round dumpling filled with green gramme, jaggery, and grated coconut. The outer covering is made from maida batter. This sweet comes in several varieties.
It is always prepared during Vinayagar Chathurthi and Diwali. This snack is also often found in small tea shops in the towns and villages of Kerala and Tamil Nadu
Ingredients for seeyam
All Purpose Flour / Maida :
Maida requires more oil or butter when baking or cooking because it is lighter and rises faster, which is why bakers prefer maida to atta. All-purpose flour can be used for a variety of tasks, including baking, cooking, coating meats and vegetables, and thickening sauces and gravies. To manufacture all-purpose flour, a blend of
hard wheat (which has more gluten) and soft wheat is crushed together.
Jaggery / Sarkarai / Vellam :
Depending on its composition, jaggery can taste like fresh cane juice, maple syrup, caramel, or molasses. The unrefined natural sweetener is available in a variety of colours, including light amber, golden brown, and dark brown. Jaggery is known by many different names, including gur in Urdu, gud in Hindi, and vellam in Tamil.
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Seeyam Recipe | Suzhiyan Recipe | Susiyam Recipe
- 1 cup All Purpose Flour
- ½ cup Water
- 1 cup Jaggery
- ½ cup Water
- 1 cup Chana Dal
- 2½ cup Water
- 1 cup Coconut grated
- 1 tsp Cardamom Powder
- 1 tsp Ghee
- Take Chana dal in a pressure cooker, add in 2.5 cup of water. Pressure cook for 4 whistle, simmer for 5 mins. Turn off the heat and let the steam go all by itself. Open the cooker and set aside.
- Take jaggery and water in a sauce pan and heat till it is melted. Strain and set aside.
- Pour this back into the same kadai. Add in coconut, cooked chana dal and mix well.
- Keep cooking this till it is thick. Add in cardamom powder, ghee and mix well. Remove this to a bowl and allow it to cool down.
- Divide it into small balls.
- Make batter, by mixing flour and water to a smooth batter.
- Heat oil for deep frying. Dip the ball in flour batter and deep fry till crispy..
- Drain it and serve.
Seeyam Recipe Step by Step Pictures
|Take chana dal|
|add it in pressure cooker..cover with water|
|cook till done|
|it should be cooked completely|
|take jaggery in a kadai|
|heat till it is melted|
|look at the dirt|
|this is clean jaggery syrup|
|take cooked chana dal in the same pan|
|add jaggery water|
|add in coconut|
|it will get thick|
|now it is pretty thick|
|add in cardamom powder|
|add little ghee|
|mix well..let it cool..as it cools it will get thicker|
|take some filling|
|shape it into ball|
|take flour in a bowl|
|add in water|
mix to a smooth batter
|It should be little thin, but not too runny|
|heat oil for deep frying|
|drop the ball in batter|
|coat it well|
|drop in oil|
|ready to serve|
|Taste so good..|