June 24, 2007



Pottukadalai/porikadalai/Chutney Dal - 1 cup
Sugar - 2 cups ( can take 1 1/2 cups also if u wish to have it less sweeter)
Ghee - 1 cup
Powdered caradamom - 2 tea spn
Cashew,raisins (Optional)

1) Dry roast the pottukadalai for 2 mts. It makes powdering easier.
2)Grind the pottukadalai finely
3)Seive the powdered flour to separate the coarse ones.
4)Finely powder sugar
5) Heat a tea spoon of ghee in a kadai, roast the cashew and raisins.
6) Mix the roasted cashews,raisins, cardamon powder,powdered pottukadalai and sugar.
7) Mix well
8) Take one portion of the mixture in a bowl.
9)Heat 3 tablespoon ghee for a minute.
10) Pour ghee into the mixture taken in the bowl
11) Mix and see to that it is reached to a consistency where u can roll them into lemon sized balls.
12) Repeat steps from 8 -11 for the remaining mixture left.

1 comment:

  1. Mmmmm, brings back melt-in-your-mouth memories from my childhood. My mom used to make them and they were my fave. Should try it sometime. Is it hard to shape them into balls because of the heat?


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