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Manee Recipe

Manee is a popular Thai Dessert
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On :
Friday, 21 July, 2017
Category :
Kid-Friendly Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Thai Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
30 minutes
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • 2 tsp - Cardamom powder
  • 100 gms - Almonds
  • 2 - Coconuts, fresh
  • 6 tbsp - Ghee
  • 440 gms - Jaggery
  • 100 gms - Plums
  • 1 kg - Rice, raw
  • 2 tsp - Salt to taste
  • How to Make Manee:

    1. Wash and soak the raw rice for 30 minutes.
    2. Then scrape and grind the 2 coconuts and extract 8 to 10 cups of juice.
    3. Now blanch and slice the almonds and wash the plums. Keep aside.
    4. Then grind the rice into a fine paste with a little coconut juice.
    5. Now remove and mix the ground rice with the remaining juice and jaggery and salt to taste, and blend into a thin batter.
    6. Then apply ghee to inner sides of a pan and pour the batter into it and boil stirring continually.
    7. When the batter thickens, add some more ghee and boil for 1 hour until it is sticky.
    8. Then add the plums, almonds and cardamom powder and stir.
    9. Now remove from fire and pour it into well greased plates and apply some ghee on the top and smoothen the surface with a knife.
    10. Let it cool.
    11. Now cut it into diamond or square shape pieces.


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