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Wednesday, December 1, 2010


Split roast gram dal/pottukadalai - 1 cup
Sugar - 1 cup
Cashewnuts(broken) - 2 tbsp
Raisins - 2 tbsp
Ghee - 2 cups
Cardamom powder - 1-2 tsp

Roast the dal until nice aroma releases or for 3-4 mins. Donot brown the dals.
Powder the dal and sugar fine separately.
Roast the cashewnuts and raisins in ghee separately until golden brown.
Mix the dal powder,sugar powder,cashewnuts,raisins and cardamom powder well.
Melt 2 cup ghee and slowly add to the powder & mix. Add ghee as needed to make lime- sized balls from powder. Donot add too much ghee to make the balls oily and soggy.
Form lime-sized balls and when cooled store in air-tight container. Stays good for 7-10 days.

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