by Shanthi Krishnakumar
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This "akkara adisil" is a sweet of iyengar cuisine prepared on the koodaravalli day (27th day of margazhi) and offered to the lord. Enjoy the iyengar famous akkara adisil (akkaravadisal).
- Wash rice and dal. Drain the water completely.
- Heat the pressure cooker , and roast the rice dal mixture till it changes colour and turns slightly yellow.
- Add 1/2 litre milk and allow it to boil in the milk.
- Close the lid of the pressure cooker and pressure cook for 4 whistles.
- Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Mash the cooked rice well.
- Soak saffron in a tbsp of hot milk and keep aside.
- Crush jaggery, dissolve in very little water, strain out the dust and add it to the mashed rice along with sugar.
- Add 1/2 of the ghee and the remaining milk, mix well and stir for a while. The consistency should be semi-solid.
- Add powdered cardamom, saffron, pachaikarpooram and the remaining ghee.
- Garnish with fried cashews and raisins.
- The dish should be semi-solid, to get the desired consistency you can add more milk.
This recipe was contributed by Shanthi Krishnakumar on 24 Nov 2013
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