Thursday, October 23, 2008

Pal Kozhukattai


Rice Flour - 1 cup
Jeera(vellam) - 2 cups
Elaichi - 2 nos
Grated coconut - 5 tsp
Raisin - few
Cashew - few


1. Prepare rice dough by adding 1/3 cups of water(3 cups rice flour means 1 cup water)
2. Prepare small rice balls. Also you can roll it length wise and put it in news papers. so that excess water will be drained and shape will be maintained after cooking.
3. In a vessel add 4 cups of water and let it boil.
4. Add elaichi to the boiling water, and add the rice balls gradually one by one. so that it wont stick to each other.
5. Wait until the rice balls are cooked well.
6. Now add powdered jeera and grinned coconut paste.
7. Dissolve one tsp of rice flour in water and add to this mixture, so that it becomes more thick. Mix well so that it wont stick to the bottom of the vessel.
8. Finally roast raisin and cashew in ghee and add.


Wonderful desert item for get together. Prepare morning it self if you have get together in the evening, so that jeera gets into rice balls. Also you can prepare as evening snack.