Wednesday, October 20, 2010

ROASTED RICE LADOO / ARI VARUTHA UNDA






This is a traditional Kerala recipe.


INGREDIENTS:


Boiled rice/ Idly rice/ puzhungal ari -------  1 cup
Grated coconut---------------------------------- 1 cup
Jaggery-------------------------------------------  2 large pieces 
Water---------------------------------------------  1 cup
Cardamom powder----------------------------   1/2 tsp  (powder cardamom with little sugar using a mortar and pestle)


METHOD:



  1.  In a medium heat vessel add a cup of water , jaggery and cardamom powder and let it boil.
  2. Strain off the impurities from jaggery syrup and transfer to a bowl. Keep it aside.
  3. Next,dry roast rice.  For this, heat a pan to medium high and add rice to it. Keep stirring. When the color of rice changes slightly,bring the flame to low and keep stirring.
  4. Stir for 15 minutes in low flame till rice is equally and perfectly roasted both inside and outside.
  5. Transfer to a plate and keep it aside. Let it warm.
  6. Now in the same pan, dry roast grated coconut to light golden brown color  . Make sure all water is evaporated from the coconut.
  7. Next, powder the roasted rice in a blender. Transfer to a bowl.
  8. Then, mix in roasted coconut to powdered rice.
  9. Then, slowly mix in jaggery syrup.
  10. Mix  it good and form balls of it.  Place it in a plate and let it sit for an hour to prevent sticking together. 
  11. Then transfer to a bowl.
This Ladoo will stay for a week. 

Note:
  • Powder roasted rice while it is slightly warm. Then helps easy powdering.
  • You can garnish with ghee roasted nuts and raisins.
  • Make ladoos/balls while the mixture is warm.
 rice, jaggery, grated coconut



step 1
Jaggery syrup: 1 cup water, 2 jaggery & 1/2 tsp cardamom powder


step 3, 4
Dry roast rice


step 5
Let it warm


step 6
Dry roast grated coconut


step 7
Powder roasted rice in a blender


powdered rice, roasted coconut, strained jaggery syrup


step 8, 9


step 10

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18 comments:

  1. Ari Varutha Unda Adipoli. Love to have with my tea.

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  2. Very very new to me ...will try it on this Diwali.....Thanks a lot for sending :)

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  3. I never had this ladoo..love the ingredients you used they look perfect n delicious!

    US Masala

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  4. New kind of ladoo to me. Perfect for festive season. Looks very tempting

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  5. nice undas......i have still not mastered the art of shaping it...

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  6. Hayırlı günler, ellerinize, emeğinize sağlık. Çok leziz ve iştah açıcı görünüyor.

    Saygılarımla.

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  7. I dont bother to munch some rite now, prefect laddoos..

    Priya's Easy N Tasty Recipes

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  8. Delicious laddus. First time here, you have a nice space.

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  9. yummy ariyunda..it's been a while since i ate this..

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  10. Wow....adipoli........................

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  11. very innovative recipe...sounds healthy n tasty..thanx dear for sharing..

    Tasty Appetite

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  12. Thanks for sharing award with me.

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  13. Sounds interesting and delicious!!

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  14. hi soumya...

    thanks for the award...

    cheers

    roshan

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