Gato Zamberique (Sweet Mung Bean Balls)

25 Aug


*250g flour

*2 tablespoons sugar

*1/2 teaspoon baking powder

*1 glass water (approx)


*250g green mung bean (zemberique)

*3 tablespoons sugar

*100g grated coconut

*1/4 teaspoon cardamon powder

*Oil for deep frying


1.Make a thick batter with the flour,sugar,baking powder,and glass of water.Set aside.

2.Boil the mung bean in half litre of water and cook until just tender (not mushy)

3.Drain and grind the mung grains (keep them to a coarse consistancy)

4.Put grinded mung bean in a bowl with all other ingredients.Mix well and shape into small balls.

5.Dip balls in batter and deep-fry them in hot oil until golden brown.

6.Drain well before serving and enjoy with a hot cup of Bois Cherie tea!!!!!!!!!!!


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