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Rice Balls with Chickpeas (Brown) Curry

Nutritional Value: 430 Calories / Serving Fat 22 cal Carbs 343 cal Protein 65 cal

Course Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Chickpeas (Brown) Curry, Chickpeas Curry, Rice Balls
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 430 kcal
Author Kalyon Subbarao


  • 2 ½ Cups Rice Rava
  • ¼ Cup Channa Dal Parboiled
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper Grounded
  • ½ tsp Oil
  • Salt to taste


How to Make Rice Balls with Chickpeas (Brown) Curry………………?

  1. Heat Water (for 2 ½ cups of rice rava I have used 3 ¼ cups of water), at this stage, add oil and salt should be added to the water and let it come to boil.
  2. Once it is boiling hot now add the rice rava and cook it in slow flame for 10 to 15 minutes (cover and cook).
  3. At stage add the parboiled Channa dal and the grounded black pepper and let them cook along with the rice rava in slow flame.
  4. After 15 minutes switch of the heat and let the mixture/dough cool down. Once it’s cool, the mixture/dough has to be mixed thoroughly.
  5. Oil your palms and make them into roundels and steam them for 10 to 15 minutes.
  6. Serve the rice balls with Chickpeas (brown) Curry. Click here for the recipe of Chickpeas (brown) Curry.

Recipe Notes

  • While steaming the rice balls leave some space between the rice balls, as they expand when they are steamed they need space.
  • Make them into roundels/balls when the dough is lukewarm, as it easily made into balls.