Recipe- Semolina Bites

Semolina Bites

Suji/ Semolina 1.5 cups
Curd 2 tbsp
Salt 1 tsp or according to taste

Eno Salt 5 gm pkt (Unflavored)
Mustard Seeds 2 tsp
Curry Leaves 15-16 nos 
Green Chilli 2 nos (Optional)Oil 1 tbsp


  • Take suji in a bowl add curd and salt, mix well.
  • Add sufficient water to make a medium thick paste.
  • Cover and keep aside for 0.5- 1 hour.
1. Steam Method
  • Heat a steamer and grease the plates.
  • When done add the eno salt to the semolina paste and mix well (Fig 1).
  • Pour this immediately to the greased plates.
  • And steam for 20 minutes.
  • Check with the help of knife or tooth pick, if not cooked keep it for another 2-3 minutes (Fig 2).
2. Microwave Method
  • For that half fill a big wide microwave safe bowl with water.
  • And microwave for 5 minutes.
  • Meanwhile grease a microwave safe bowl and keep aside.
  • Now add the eno salt to the semolina paste and mix well (Fig 1).
  • Pour this mixture immediately in to the greased microwave safe bowl.
  • And place this bowl in the water filled big and wide bowl (Like a double boiler system).
  • Cover with another bowl and microwave for 10 minutes on high.
  • When done remove from the bowl and allow to cool (Fig 3).
  • When cooled enough cut in to bite sized pieces and keep aside(Fig 4 & 5).
  • Now take 1 tbsp oil in a non stick pan and heat on medium flame.
  • When oil is hot enough add 1 tsp Mustard seeds and let it cracker.
  • Add curry leaves and green chili, fry (Fig 6).
  • Now add semolina bites and toss well on high flame for 2-3 minutes or untill golden in color (Fig 7).
  • Serve hot with coconut or daal chutney.

Do not beat too much after adding Eno salt.
Pour the mixture in a greased bowl as soon as you done with mixing Eno salt.

If serving to kids, adjust salt and chili according to your child taste and tolerance.

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Author: Vibhuti Jain

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