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Kalkandu bhath Recipe

Kalkandu bhath is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Thursday, 1 January, 1970
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Slow Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
5

Ingredients

  • 1 cup - raw Rice
  • 1/2 cup - moong dal
  • 1.75 cups - Sugar candy (Kalkandu)
  • 8 - Cardamom pods
  • 15 - Cashew nuts
  • 15 - Raisins
  • 4 tbsp - Ghee
  • 2.75 cups - water
  • How to Make Kalkandu bhath:

    1. Heat a tbsp of ghee in a pan.
    2. Roast the moong dal in the ghee.
    3. Pressure cook the raw rice along with the roasted moong dal with 2 cups of water up to 4 whistles.
    4. Heat a heavy bottomed pan and add kalkandu (sugar candy).
    5. Add 3/4 cup water so that the sugar candy dissolves.
    6. Stir the sugar syrup continuously until the syrup turns sticky.
    7. Now add the rice and dal mixture.
    8. On a low flame, stir the mixture evenly to blend with the sugar candy syrup.
    9. Add 2 tbsps ghee slowly and keep stirring for at least 4-5 mins.
    10. Fry cashews in a tbsp of ghee and add to the dal mixture with powdered cardamom and raisins.
    11. Serve hot.
    12. Recipe & image courtesy: www.subbuskitchen.com



     

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