Traditional Devi Pooja Offering

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Traditional Devi Pooja Offering

Category : Desserts, Payasam

By chithra viswanathan

Published On: 25 Jul 2005

Rating: 4
5 Votes, 3 Reviews
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30 Minutes
Served : 8
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Step 1

Lightly roast green gram, till a nice aroma comes and the colour changes.

Step 2

Wash rice and dal together.

Step 3

Heat up a pressure pan.

Step 4

Add rice and dal along with 2 cups of water.

Step 5

Close the cooker, keep the weight and cook upto 2 whistles.

Step 6

Allow it to cool.

Step 7

Add 1/2 cup of water to jaggery and heat on a low flame, stirring continuously, till the jaggery dissolves completely.

Step 8

Strain and add to the rice-dal mixture.

Step 9

Cook, adding ghee little by little.

Step 10

Add the copra fried in ghee.

Step 11

When the whole mixture becomes a mass, add cashew and raisins fried in little ghee.

Step 12

Remove from flame.

Step 13

Add sugarcandy and freshly grated coconut.

Step 14

:- It can be made only with rice without adding dal.
:- You can cook the mixture for just one whistle and if thus made, rice will be slightly grainy.
:- You can add 1 cup of ghee and 4 cups of jaggery.
:- You can omit coconut and sugarcandy.


I try the way your recipe "It is EXCELLENT ONE" normaly I do little differtent.

Stella George

I tried this last week and it was really really good.


hi,tried this recipe superb is the only word of compliment.

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