Thaen Mittai / Sugar Candy/Thaen Unda

Ingredients

White rice -1 cup
Urad Dal-1 1/2tbs
Salt-to taste
Baking Powder-2 pinch
Sugar-1cup
Water-1/2 cup
Oil -for frying
Sugar – to coat
Red food colour -two pinch

Soak white rice and urad dal together for 3 hours ..Wash well and grind by adding little water to dosa batter consistency ..
To that add salt ,colour and baking powder mix well ..

For preparing sugar syrup ,add 1 cup of sugar and 1/2 cup of water and boil well Keep aside

Heat oil in a pan
Pour the batter into oil
fry the dumplings and when cooked drain and put into the sugar syrup and allow to soak for 10 to 15 minutes
When done remove from the sugar syrup
Take sugar in a plate and roll each thean mittayi in the sugar