2012/08/02

CHANDRAKALA - A SWEET FOR RAKSHA BHANDAN AND AADI PERUKKU









INGREDIENTS:

Channa dal - 1 cup
Sugar-2 cups 
Elachi powder - 3 tsps

Cashew powder - 3 tsps
Maida - 1 cup

Rava - 1/2 cup




Milk - 1/ cup
Grated coconut - 1 cup

METHOD OF PREPARATION:
1) Soak channa dal for 1 hour .
2) Pressure cook them with a spoon of oil for 3 whistles . Drain the remaining water and keep aside .
3) Meanwhile take sugar syrup of thick consistency.Allow it to cool , once done .
4) Heat a spoon of ghee in a pan.  Add grated coconut , elachi and cashew powder .Saute well till the flavour rules out.Then, add a cup of sugar and stir continuously .Followed by adding channa dal . Mix them well till proper consistency for pooranam.Once done , remove from flame and cool it down.
5) Meanwhile ,knead maida and rava with enough water and milk to make a soft dough . 











6)Make a ball of dough, roll them. Stuff them with pooranam and fold them as shown .
7)  Fold the edges properly . Repeat the same for the remaining dough.
8) Heat oil in a heavy bottomed vessel and fry it till golden brown.
9) Soak it in sugar syrup for 2-3 minutes before serving .



Linking it up with Jagruthi's Rakhi - The thread of love.




 and Celebrate - Olympic events by priya , Celebrate - Monsoon's of india event by sayantani , Celebrate - Month of Shravan .

16 comments :

Kurinji said...

My fav sweet, thanks for sharing and chandrakala looks yummy....

Kavitha said...

delicious sweet....

Jay said...

sweet sounds perfect...yumm recipe
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Food for thought said...

Totally delicious dear...feast to eyes. Best wishes on the functions.

Anu said...

looks delicious

Vimitha Anand said...

Simple and addictive sweet recipe

Hamaree Rasoi said...

delicious sweet...Perfect for festive season

Divya Pramil said...

That's a delicious sweet preparation :)

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Gauri said...

so delicious.. when I came to Bangalore and visited MTR for the first time, they told me to try chandrakal, but could not that day as it was over. Now i have the recipe to try it at home.

Hari Chandana said...

y fav sweet.. looks super tempting and perfect.. send me some dear :)
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PT said...

very delicious sweet :)

PT said...

very delicious sweet :)

Tina said...

Delicious sweet..

Meg's Delicious Adventures said...

looks so sweet and inviting.

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Jagruti said...

Lovely and sweet dish..I hope you had a lovely day
Thanks for sending it to my event.

Spice up the Curry said...

looks mouthwatering