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Pesara Pappu Kobbari Boorelu And Pesara Pappu Kattu (Masala Dal With Left over Moong Dal Water)



For the Outer Layer:-

All Purpose Flour / Madia - 1 cup
Salt-1/4 tsp
Sugar-1 tpsp
Ghee-1 tsp
Water-1/2 cup
For deep frying -oil

For the Filling:-

Moong dal-2 cups
Sugar-1 1/2 cup
Grated Coconut-1  cup (u can add less or more)
Salt -1/2 tsp
Cardamom powder-1/2tsp (optional)


For stuffing:-

Take a pan add washed moong dal and water ,boil until moong dal is half cooked .When it boilling add 1 tsp of salt.When u press the moong dal it should be hard but it should be cooked.Its important not to over cook the dal.
 Drain all the water in a bowl by using a colander.Don't throw the water we make a tasty with this dal water called kattu / masala dal gravy which is serve with obbattu .Let it cool.
 Take out 4 tbsp of boiled moong dal and keep it aside for gravy.

Now add sugar and salt to it.Now transfer into a grinder or mixture with sugar.Grind the whole mixture til smooth.do not add water.
 Add elachi powder,grated coconut mix it well.Make into small round balls as shown.Keep it aside.

Outer layer:-

Take a bowl add maida,sugar,salt ,ghee and enough water to male a batter.The batter should have the consistency not thin or thick in medium so that it will leave a coating on the moong dal balls.

For Frying Boorelu:-

Heat a thick bottom kadai for frying.

Once the oil is hot,turn to sim,then dip each ball in the maida batter.Ensure its coated on all sides.

Then gently drop them into the hot oil.Turn and cook on all sides.Deep fry till golden brown and crunchy.You can deep fry a batch of four to five balls depending on the size of the vessel.

Serve warm.

Pesara Pappu Katti / Masala Dal With Left over Moong Dal Water :-


Moong Dal water-2 cups
Cooked Moong dal-3 tbsp
Red chillies-3 nos
Cumin Seeds-1 tsp
 Mustard Seeds-1 tsp
Hing-1/4 tsp
Curry leaves-few
Salt to taste
Oil-1/2 tbsp
Rice flour-2 tbsp


In mixie jar add red chillies and cumin seeds add little water grind into smooth paste.Keep it aside.

Heat 1/2 spoon oil in a pan,Add mustard seeds let them pops up.Now add hing,curry leaves fry few second ,now add cooked moong dal , 1 tsp grounded masala paste(acc o  ur taste)left over dal water,salt mix well.Let it boil.

Now take the rice flour and mix little water and add stir it by adding in the boiled water until it little thickens,Boil for 5 to 8 minutesthen switch of flame.


Serve with rice or rotis or bobbatlu.


Shailaja Reddy

Yummy yummy tasty boorelu and kattu.

Sireesha Puppala

boorleu peru vintene noru ooripotundi :) tempting

Sona S

looks delicious!

Priya R

Superb and new recipe to me, looks like a perfect snack


Super preparation Divya, What I like is step wise clicks everytime u post..I really appreciate ur effort..Both r my fav by the way


So yummy.New to me Divya...Nicely described.Thanks.

Nilu A

Wow... Looks tasty Divya :-)


Very tempting pics.. Looks very yum :)

Rita Bose

So inviting! Drooling over here! :)

Rita Bose

So inviting! Drooling over here! :)


Divya I have had this at friends; toget this done without the filling coming out is a feat. The Dal looks so tempting!

Veena Theagarajan

yummy snack.. looks great


wow..super..you have lot of pictures on how to make it..keep rocking...

Gayathri Ramanan

delicious dish

Turmeric n Spice

Am amazed at the fact that you have patience to take so many step by step pictures. hats off

Vidya Chandrahas

mouthwatering delicious snack.

Sanoli Ghosh

Droolworthy recipe dear.

today's post:

Sangeetha Priya

delicious n as always well presented...


Looks yum and delicious


New recipe to me,will try it later..looks super!!

Priya Suresh

Both looks fabulous especially love that boorelu,comforting kattu too.


Nice pictorial instructions..
Delicious boorelu..


2 in a go !! Super..nice healthy recipes :)

Maha Gadde

so yummy luking burelu..very useful step eise cliks n really well explanied.

Priti S

Yum ...ages I had this ..looks tempting


A very healthy and delicious recipe!

Rani Acharyulu

Both the recipes looks tempting. Lovely step by step clicks.

Sona - Quick Picks

both looks yum..Divya.

Shruti Dhingra Wahi

Looks yum .....Nicely explained :)
Mango Milkshake


Look so delicious. Wish I can make them as nice as you did!

Latha Madhusudhan

Beautifully done and well explained.


Looks yummy.. happy to follow you. Plz come and visit my new baby blog..


Both the dishes look awesome..

Saraswathi Tharagaram

tasty and delectable dishes..


This looks delicious. Very nutritious too, lots of healthy protein!

Asiya Omar

Wow! both are yummy and tasty recipes.

Reshmi Mahesh

New to me...Looks delicious..

Treatntrick Treat and Trick

Great idea and so yum!


tempting boorelu and yummy kuttu.


double treat - such painstaking step by step instructions, thank you dear!

Savitha Ganesan

boorelu looks so yumm.

Swasthi Blank

nice step by step clicks. love the boorelu


Wow...nice 2in1 post Divya! We used to make this sweet with channa dal. Liked both the dishes.

Sangeetha Nambi

Wow ! That's a very innovative recipes... Love it keep rocking ! I am ur new follower now on !

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