Porichunda is a traditional snack in Malabar region.It is a very healthy snack for kids.The preparation method of porichunda is very easy and here I use an overripe plantain while making the dough, that makes the porichunda very soft and yummy.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 6 people


  • 2 cup Rice flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 overripe plantain
  • 1 tbsp Black sesame seed
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 2 pich Salt
  • water as required


  • Take enough water, add 1 tbsp oil in it and bring it to boil.
  • When it start boil,add sugar,black sesame seeds,salt,and chopped overripe plantain.cook for 5 minutes in low flame.
  • Add rice flour little by little at a time and turn off the flame.
  • Convert into a bowl and mix well using hand and make a smooth dough.
  • Make small balls out of the dough.using a stick make a hole in the prepared dough ball ,from one side to another.
  • Deep fry the balls in hot oil until golden brown in colour.take care when frying the balls,May be balls will be break from the pan.so make a distance from the pan.
  • Soft and yummy Porichunda is ready now.
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