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Tiruvadirai Kali Recipe

Tiruvadirai Kali is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Slow Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
Rated 5 based on 100 votes

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  • 1 cup - ground Rice powder or 2 cups of raw Rice
  • 1.5 cups - grated Jaggery
  • 1.5 cups - water
  • 2 tbsp - moong dal
  • 6 - Cardamoms
  • 4 tbsp - grated Coconut
  • 6 - Cashew nuts
  • 2 tbsp - Ghee
  • Salt, a pinch
  • How to Make Tiruvadirai Kali:

    1. Put the raw rice in a kadai and fry until the rice becomes light red in colour.
    2. Grind the raw rice in a mixer to a rawa-like consistency. Take the contents in a bowl.
    3. Put the moong dal in the kadai and fry it till it becomes light red in colour and pour some water to cook the dal.
    4. Once the dal is almost cooked, pour the water, jaggery and a pinch of salt.
    5. When the jaggery mixture begins to boil, add the powdered rice and stir well to avoid lumps.
    6. Powder the cardamom and add it along with the grated coconut.
    7. Fry the cashews in ghee and add to the kali. Add the remaining ghee to the kali and stir it once.
    8. Delicious kali is ready for Thiruvadhirai.
    9. Recipe courtesy: Subbalakshmi Renganathan


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