Today’s is one which has chana dal aka “kadala” has its main ingredient and due to this, is slightly on the denser side. However, this ingredient makes this pola utterly delicious and healthy too.

Ingredients of Kadalakka

  • 1/4 cup chickpea lentil chana dal
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 tbsp milk powder
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • A pinch of salt
  • A pinch cardamom powder
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • 10 cashew nuts crushed
  • 15 raisins

How to Make Kadalakka

  • Soak the lentil for 3 hours.
  • Pressure cook till soft.
  • Drain and set aside.
  • Blend the cooked lentils along with ingredients from egg to cardamom in a blender, till the batter is smooth and fluffy.
  • Heat ghee in a deep saucepan.
  • Spread it all over.
  • Fry the cashew nuts and raisins.
  • Put the batter over the fried dry fruits.
  • Lower the flame and cook on low flame till the top is not sticky to touch.
  • Flip onto a flat tray and then transfer to the pan to cook the top side for a couple of minutes.
  • Switch off and serve warm with chai.


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