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AKKARAVADISAL Vegetarian-Dish

This is a traditional Iyengar sweet prepared in temples as prasaadam. It is called Akkaravadisal or Akkaravadesil. Akkaravadisal is more gooey (kinda semi solid) and is cooked in milk.



Ingredients

Milk
:1 litre
Basmati rice
:1/2 cup
Moong dhal
:1 tbsp
Jaggery
:3/4 cup
Sugar
:3/4 cup
Ghee
:1/4 cup
Cashew,raisins
:1 tbsp
Cardamom pdr
:1 tsp
Saffron
:1/8 tsp
Akkaravadisal

Method

  • Warm saffron, crush , mix with cardamom powder.
  • Lightly roast moong dhal, mix with rice and soak in water for 30 mts.
  • In a big casserole take milk & Micro Hi for 10 mts.
  • Remove , add strained rice-dhal mixture and mix thoroughly.
  • Micro Med (70) for 25 mts stirring frequently and thoroughly in between.
  • Remove , mash very lightly with a ladle or a handblender for just a few seconds. Add jaggery and sugar.
  • Stir very well and Micro Low(40) for 10 mts.
  • Add cardamom pdr and saffron.
  • In another small casserole ,take ghee, cashew and raisins , Micro Med for 5 mts stirring once inbetween and add to the above.
  • Serve hot .