Uttarakhand Style Singhal Recipe

A tasty Uttarakhand savoury dish

Aarti Sharma
Uttarakhand Style Singhal Recipe
3520 ratings.

Singhal is a traditional festive recipe from Kumaon, Uttarakhand. It is a deep fried snack recipe which is very popular in that region. I happened to learn this from a friend of Kumaon. Made with semolina, yogurt and banana, Uttarakhand Style Singhal Recipe is mildly sweet fritter dish that is served with adrak chai or qahwa.

If you like this recipe, explore more Indian tea time snack recipes like

  1. Kerala Style Vettu Cake Recipe
  2. Alu Vadi Or Patrode Recipe
  3. Goan Style Kulkuls Recipe
  4. Dal fara Recipe

Course: Snack
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

240 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

260 M


4 Servings


  • 1 cup Sooji (Semolina/ Rava)
  • 1/2 cup Hung Curd (Greek Yogurt)
  • 1/2 Ripe Bananas , mashed
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cardamom Powder (Elaichi)
  • Milk , as needed
  • Oil , to deep fry

How to make Uttarakhand Style Singhal Recipe

  1. To prepare Uttarakhand Style Singhal Recipe Take a large mouth bowl. Add semolina, thick yogurt, mashed banana, sugar and green cardamom powder. Mix well.

  2. Add enough milk and make a smooth batter.

  3. Cover and keep it aside for 3-4 hours.

  4. Heat oil in a kadai/deep frying pan.

  5. Take a clean plastic bag and make a cut in the end. Fill the bag with semolina batter and press the bag so that batter will reach at the point, where bag has a cut.

  6. Drop the batter in the oil in a spiral shape like jalebi. Fry it until golden brown.

  7. Drain on an absorbent paper and repeat the process.

  8. Serve Uttarakhand Style Singhal Recipe with rabdi as a dessert or with tea as a snack.

Uttarakhand Style Singhal Recipe is part of the Recipe Contest: Lost Recipes From Ancestral Kitchens