Monday, September 27, 2010

Rice pudding .( Gudaanna ; Sweet Rice).

Rice Pudding is a sweet item and you can eat along with your lunch or dinner. This particular Rice Pudding is normally done to serve as prasaadam during Navaraatri Festival .

Things Needed....

Rice : 1 cup
jaggery : 1/2 cup
Coconut : 2 Table Spoon
Ghee : 2 to 3 Table Spoon
Salt : a pinch
Milk : 1/2 cup
Dry fruits : 2 Table spoon ( Cashew nuts , dry grapes( raisasns ) , almonds and dry dates. ( cut in to small pieces )
Cardamum : ( yalakki ) : 4 to 6 seeds .( Remove the skin and powder the seeds ).


Wash rice nicely and cook adding 2 cups of water and 1/2 cup of milk together. Keep it aside.
Now take a pan and heat 1/2 a spoon of ghee. Roast dry fruits till golden brown and remove from the pan. Add jaggery to the pan and put little water . Let the jaggery melt ...Add cooked
rice and mix it thoroughly. Let it boil together for 2 minutes. Add remained ghee and coconut and stir well. Put off the gas. Add cardamum and mix thoroughly..and pour it to the bowl.
Rice pudding is ready to serve..Serve it with little ghee on the top.

Note: Cook the rice pudding on low fire. After mixing the jaggery not to cook for a long time
since it becomes to thick and hard. Adding more ghee gives better taste.
Serves 4 to 6

1 comment:

  1. We tried this for our anniversary. Was very very yumm!

    A little modifications we made

    used evaporated milk instead of plain milk, and cracked(bulgar) wheat instead of rice.

    Amazing taste this one


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