Pottukadalai urundai is a healthy snack with fried gram dal and jaggery as main ingredients.

Ingredients for Pottukadalai Urundai 

  • Fried chana dal – ½ cup
  • Jaggery – ⅓ cup
  • Water – ⅓ cup
  • Cardamom powder
  • Ghee – ¼ cup
  • Cashew pieces

How to Make Pottukadalai Urundai 

  1. Take grated jaggery. Add water and a pinch of cardamom powder.
  2. Boil so that jaggery dissolves completely.
  3. Add filtered jaggery syrup to a pan and let it boil well. Take a plate, grease it with ghee.
  4. If one string comes, simmer and add fried chana dal to the syrup. Mix well so that all syrup are coated well.
  5. Transfer the contents to the greased plate. Remove the grams stuck to the ladle with a spoon. Spread and try to break any long bunches.
  6. Once cooled, transfer to mixer in batches and grind it to smooth powder.
  7. In a hot pan, add ghee and once melted, add broken cashew pieces. Switched off.
  8. Put ghee and fried cashews, mix well.
  9. Make ladoo.
  10. Once cooled, store in air-tight container.


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