Dudh Puli Recipe

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Dudh Puli
How to make Dudh Puli
  • Chef: Prem Kumar Pogakula, The Imperial
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

The crescent shaped dumplings filled with coconut stuffing are steamed in cardamom and cinnamon infused milk.

Ingredients of Dudh Puli

  • 2 Cups Dessicated coconut (unsweetened)
  • 3/4 Cup Condensed milk
  • 1 Cup Milk
  • 2-3 Small Cardamom
  • 2-3 Cinnamon stick (1 inch each)
  • 2 Cups Rice flour
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 1/8 tsp Salt
  • 4 Cups Milk
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 3-4 Small Cardamom
  • 3-4 Cinnamon stick (1 inch each)

How to Make Dudh Puli

  • Prepare coconut filling:
  • 1.Mix coconut, condensed milk and regular milk on a non-stick pan. The mixture should be semi sticky but not runny.
  • 2.Add cardamom and cinnamon. Turn on stove and stir constantly until the mixture becomes slightly sticky.
  • Prepare Dumplings:
  • 1.Boil water and add salt.
  • 2.Turn off stove and add rice flour to boiling water to form a firm but soft and not sticky dough.
  • 3.The dough should bounce back if you press with a finger. Adjust flour accordingly. Knead well for about 5 minutes.
  • 4.Take part of the dough and roll it out. Cut out circles with a cookie cutter.
  • 5.Place a small amount of coconut filling on each circle. Brush the edges of with water and seal tightly to form a crescent (semi-circular) shape.
  • 6.Now to cook the dumplings, boil 4 cups of milk with cinnamon and cardamom together in a non stick pan.
  • 7.Add sugar and dissolve in the boiling milk.
  • 8.Now add the dumplings and cook for about 10-15 minutes in medium-low heat or until dumplings are cooked.
  • 9.It can be served hot or cold. Garnish with brown coconut and chopped pistachio.
Key Ingredients: Dessicated coconut (unsweetened), Condensed milk, Milk, Cardamom, Cinnamon stick (1 inch each), Rice flour, Water, Salt, Milk, Sugar, Cardamom, Cinnamon stick (1 inch each)