Friday, Mar 24th

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SWEET PUTTU

Ingredients:
Rice - 2 1/2 cups
Grated Jaggery - 1 3/4 Cups
  grated coconut - 1/4 cup
Cardamom - 1/2 tspoon
ghee--2 tspoon
Cashews& raisins - few

Method:


Soak the rice in water for 30mins and rinse it in water and then spread the rice in a towel and dry it.Now grind the rice in a mixer to a nice powder.

Heat the pan and add the ground rice flour and fry it till the flour turns light brown color.Heat 1 cup of water  and a pinch of salt and boil the water ,allow it to cool.Add the water little by little in the fried rice flour and mix the flour so that the flour should be wet and not like a dough.  be careful in adding  water, avoid lumps. Steam cook the rise flour in a pressure cooker for 10 mins.

 In a separate pan, add little ghee and fry the cashews and raisins till it turns golden brown color and take it separately in a plate. Add the grated jaggery to the pan  add water and stir it   till the jaggery melt and the extract becomes thicker.

Now add cardamom powder and grated cocunut and remove from flame

Add the steamed flour and mix it well with the jaggery .Add the fried cashews and mix it well.

  Sweet Puttu is ready for NAVARATHRI SPECIAL  NIVEDHANAM  .