Shama Nagarajan of Easy 2 cook recipes has suggested Aval and Jaggery for this month Shhh Cooking Secretly Challenge. Here in this challenge, every month paired bloggers share the ingredients secretly that is revealed the next month along with the recipes made out of it.Though I am quite late this month, didn't want to lose the fun. Here is the yummy recipe..
Yields: 6 small laddoos
Aval / White Rice Flakes 1 1/2 cups
Grated Jaggery 1/2 cup
Ghee 4 tsp
Cardamom Powder a pinch
Chopped Cashews 1 tbsp
Water 1/4 cup
Dry roast the Aval for few seconds until it changes its color slightly. Once cooled, grind it to a fine powder in a mixer and then sieve. Add cardamom powder and keep it aside.
In a pan, melt ghee and add cashews. Fry for few seconds until it changes slightly brown. Keep it aside.
In an other pan, add water and grated jaggery. Mix until the jaggery dissolves and transforms to a slightly thicker syrup and then filter it.
Now add the powdered aval and jaggery syrup into the pan with melted ghee and cashews. Pinch a ball size of the mixture and roll into laddoos.. Repeat the same for the rest of the mixture.