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Tiruvadirai kali
By : Subbalakshmi Renganathan
Category : Festive series
Servings : 4
Time Taken : 30-45 mins
Rating :
  1. Put the raw rice in a kadai and fry until the rice becomes light red in color.
  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 color 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 cardamon and add it along with the grated cocunut.
  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.

Recipe & image courtesy:

1 cup ground rice powder or 2 cups of raw rice
1 1/2 cups - grated jaggery
1 1/2 cups - water
2 tbsp - moong dal
6 - cardamom
4 tbsp - grated cocunut
6 - cashew nuts
2 tbsp - ghee
Salt, a pinch
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