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Sweet Wheat Undrallu Recipe

Delicious and healthy sweet dumplings made with broken wheat, jaggery, lentils and cardamom. An easy naivedyam or prasadam for Ganesh Chaturthi festival.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert, Sweet
Cuisine: Andhra, South Indian
Keyword: Festival Food, Ganesh Chaturthi Prasadam, Undrallu for Vinayaka Chavithi
Servings: 12


  • 1/2 cup Wheat Rava
  • 1.5 cups Water
  • 1/2 cup Powdered Jaggery
  • 3 tbsp Grated Fresh Coconut
  • 1.5 tbsp Moong Dal
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • 1 tsp Ghee


  • Soak moong dal in water for 15 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  • Heat a teaspoon of ghee in a heavy-bottomed pan, add and fry the soaked moong dal for 1 – 2 minutes.
  • Now add the jaggery and water to it and mix well.
  • After the jaggery melts, allow it to a rolling boil.
  • Once it comes to a boil, add the wheat rava, coconut and cardamom powder.
  • Combine well and cover with a lid. Reduce the flame to low and let it cook completely. Stir occasionally.
  • Turn off the heat and leave it aside to cool.
  • Grease your hands with little ghee and roll the mixture into round shape balls.
  • Arrange them in a greased steamer or idli plate and steam cook over high flame for 7- 8 minutes.
  • Turn off the flame and allow them to cool. Serve.