Kunukku is a variant of our popular adai but this is deep fried with a little modifications in the composition of ingredients. This is a very light snack good for munching these hot during cold winters and rainy seasons.
  1. Boiled rice - 1 cup
  2. Toor dal , Channa dal,Urad dal  - 1/2 cup
  3. Dry red chillies 7-8
  4. Curry leaves - a few, finely cut
  5. Coriander leaves - a few
  6. Hing a pinch
  7. Salt to taste
  1. Soak the rice seperately.
  2.  Soak all the dals , red chillies together for two hours.
  1. Drain water from the soaked grains.
  2. Grind these along with the chillies,coconut, hing and salt. 
  3. Do not add excess water. Just sprinkle if necessary.
  4. Grind to a coarse consistency.
  5. Add the curry leaves and the coriander leaves.
  6. In a pan heat oil and drop the batter in little balls by picking with your fingers. ( do not try to flatten them as you do for vadas)
  7. Keep turning till they are crisp and golden brown. 
Note: you can also add finely chopped onions while mixing the batter.

Serve hot with coconut chutney /coriander chutney or tomato sauce.