Easy Punugulu Recipe 2023

 Punugulu Recipe

Punugulu is a popular deep-fried snack from Andhra Pradesh, India, made with a fermented batter of rice and urad dal.


  • 1 cup rice flour
  • 1/2 cup urad dal flour
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • Salt, to taste
  • Water, as needed
  • Oil for deep frying

Easy Punugulu Recipe 2023


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine rice flour, urad dal flour, cumin seeds, mustard seeds, asafoetida, baking soda, and salt. Mix well.
  2. Gradually add water and mix until you get a thick and smooth batter. The batter should be of dropping consistency.
  3. Cover the batter and set aside to ferment for at least 8 hours or overnight.
  4. Heat oil in a deep frying pan over medium heat.
  5. Take a small portion of the batter and drop it into the hot oil using your fingers or a spoon.
  6. Deep fry the punugulu until they are golden brown on both sides.
  7. Drain the punugulu on a paper towel to remove excess oil.
  8. Serve the punugulu hot or warm with chutney of your choice.

Enjoy your Punugulu!

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