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May 23, 2018







Pamper your sweet tooth with these soft & crispy Adhirasam, its a traditional South Indian dessert prepared using rice flour and jaggery. Watch and learn how to make perfect Adhirasam by Preetha and let the drooling commence!


    1 cup raw rice (regular short grained kolam rice )
    3/4 cup jaggery, grated or chopped
    3/4 tsp dried ginger powder
    3/4 tsp cardamom powder
    1 tbsp ghee
    Oil for deep frying


• Soak rice for 3 to 4 hours. Drain off excess water and dry on absorbent paper or cloth.
• When the rice is 99% dry, grind to a fine powder and sieve. You may need to do the process 2 to 3 times. Keep aside.
• Melt jaggery with 1/4 to 1/3 cup water and cook till just reaches soft ball consistency.
• Remove and add to rice flour. Add ghee, cardamom and ginger powder and knead to a dough. Cover with cling wrap or place in airtight container and allow to rest for 2 days.
• Post two days, knead again. You will notice change in texture. Shape as shown in video and deep fry till brown. Drain on absorbent paper.

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Preetha’s endeavour is to promote south Indian cuisine through her YouTube channel, Dakshin Curry. She absolutely loves curry leaves, and can fit them happily into in any recipe. For those of you who curse the poor thing, dry roast and powder them or use them in your dishes and enjoy the health benefits she says.

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