Anarsa | Pachakam



Category : Snacks, Pure-Vegetarian

By Asha Patel

Published On: 23 Oct 2002

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Step 1

Wash and soak rice for 3 days, changing water each day.

Step 2

Wash and drain water. Dry them on a thick soft cloth.

Step 3

Grind the rice into powder and mix with sugar.

Step 4

Press the dough tightly and keep it aside, covered for 2-3 hours.

Step 5

Sprinkle very little milk and knead it into a smooth and stiff dough. (Add milk very carefully as sugar may make the dough soggy and soft.)

Step 6

Divide the dough into 50 parts.

Step 7

Keep covered with a moist clean cloth.(Use a clean plastic sheet.)

Step 8

Sprinkle a few poppy seeds and mould one part into thin round and press onto poppy seeds.

Step 9

Heat 4 tbsp of ghee in a thick bottomed pan.

Step 10

Place the round piece in the ghee with the seeds side up.

Step 11

Shallow fry till golden on low-medium heat.

Step 12

Drain on a tissue paper and keep aside to cool.

Step 13

Add more ghee into the pan as required.

Step 14

Follow the procedure for the remaining dough.

Step 15

If done rightly, they shall have a fine meshylike look on them and will be very crispy.

Step 16

Allow them to cool.

Step 17

:- Store in an air tight container.

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