Vennai Puttu

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Total Time:
4 hours
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - raw rice
  • 1/2 cup - grated jaggery
  • 1/2 tsp - cardamom powder
  • 2 tbsp - shredded, sliced fresh coconut pieces
  • 1/4 cup - cooked channa dal
  • A few - cashew nuts

How to Make Vennai Puttu

  • Soak raw rice for 3 hours, grind to a fine paste.
  • Make a jaggery syrup, strain and keep aside
  • Boil 2 cups of water in a heavy bottomed vessel, add the ground paste and cook in medium flame until the paste gets well cooked, stirring continuously
  • Add jaggery syrup, cooked channa dal, cardamom powder, give a stir and cook until it turns into a mass, add the coconut pieces, give a stir and turn off the stove
  • Finally pour this thick mass of rice-jaggery paste to a greased plate, arrange the fried cashew nuts over the prepared vennai puttu; cool.
  • Slice into desired shapes
  • Recipe Courtesy: Priya Easy N Tasty Recipe