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Poornalu/Poornam Boorelu/Sweet Chanadal balls

Life sometimes keep you crazily busy...I have been busy taking care of other stuff which kept me away from posting my recipes. Finally I am BACK!! It makes me feel better to be able to resume my blog YAYYYYY!!  Coming to my wonder today, people from south India need no introduction about this dish. This is most popular and traditional dish prepared during this time of the year in my place. This time of the year is called as 'Sravana Masam' and most people perform special rituals(known as Varalakshmi Vratham) during this time and Poornalu are prepared as the main offering to Goddess Lakshmi. Here is the recipe to make yummy Poornalu....... Ingredients For outer layer 1 cup Urad Dal 2 cups Rice pinch of baking soda couple of pinches of salt Inner stuffing 1 cup Chana Dal 2 cups Water 1 1/2 cup Jaggery 2 tbsp dry coconut powder(optional) Pinch of elaichi Powder Method Soak Urad Dal and Rice in water for 5 to 8 hours or overnight. Grind Dal and rice t