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A south indian dessert recipe, appalu (jaggery) is prepared by cooking together rice flour with coconut, nuts and jaggery. Relish the appalu as a sweet delight after meals or as in between snacking option.

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Makes 8 to 10 appalus
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  1. Boil 1 cup of water in a deep pan and add the jaggery, mix well and cook till the bubbles are formed.
  2. Remove from the flame, add the cardamom powder and ghee and mix well.
  3. Add the rice flour gradually and mix well to make a semi-soft dough.
  4. Divide the dough into equal portions and pat each portion to make a vada.
  5. Heat the oil in a kadhai and deep fry each vada till golden brown and crisp from all the sides.
  6. Roll them over sesame seeds and serve.
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This recipe was contributed by devi.m on 14 Sep 2011

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