Tuesday, 1 July 2014

Rice Dumpling (Pundi)

Rice dumpling(Pundi) is one of the traditional authentic dish. Rice dumpling is always well suited for chicken gravy...some how it is a break fast recipe so we are enjoying Rice dumpling(pundi) with coconut chutney or some other samber. Making dumpling is so simple and easy to cook.There are different method of making rice dumpling(pundi), like boiled rice dumpling,White rice dumpling.But I usually make this dumpling(pundi) with white rice. The later one will take less time than earlier.


  • White rice (dosa rice) 2 cup
  • Onion 1 (chopped)
  • Dry red chilly-2 (cut it into small piece)(optional)
  • Curry leaves 1 sprig
  • Urad dal 1 tsp
  • Mustard seed 1 tsp
  • Salt 
  • Water

  • Soak rice at night next morning wash it
  • Grind the rice add little water if required.
  • Make a batter with rough texture.
  • In a meanwhile use thick bottomed vessel
  • Add little oil when it hot add mustard seed
  • Allow it to splutter,once done
  • Add onion let it turn golden.
  • Once done add urad dal,red chili
  • Add curry leaves
  • Now add 2 glasses of water and salt to taste and bring it to boil.
  • After water boiled add ground batter and keep mixing the mixture.
  • Cook this mixture over a medium flame stirring continuously.
  • Now allow them to cool.
  • Take thick batter and make small lemon sized balls.
  • Put a 2 glass of water in a cooker use a idli plate.
  • Keep these balls and steam it for 10-15 minutes.
  • Let it cool down.


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