Brown rice pundi


  • 2 cups Brown Rice
  • 1/2 cup coconut
  • salt to taste


  1. Wash and soak brown rice in water for 4 hours.
  2. If using a grinder -Grind rice along with coconut and salt using very little water to form a thick and coarse pasty dough.
  3.  If using mixer - grind using more water and grind to coarse dosa batter consistency ,then transfer to a thick bottom  pan and cook on medium flame till the moisture evaporates and you are left with a lump(this should not be too dry,you must be able to form balls.
  4. Wet your hand or apply little ghee, take around 3 tbsp of the dough and form balls, flatten a little and make a small hole in the middle of the pundi.
  5. Steam the pundi for 25 to 30 minutes.
  6. You will know the Pundi is ready when you touch the pundi with wet hands and it won't stick.
  7. Serve hot with Kori Ghassi

Note: Grind the rice to a coarse paste, this is important if you want the rice balls to hold shape.