Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Pala Talikalu

To all my readers and friends, Wish u a Happy and Blessed Shivaratri!!!!

Pala talikalu, is one of the dishes my mom used to prepare for Vinayaka Chavithi as  naivedyam (prasadam). Today as a shivarathi special I prepared this delicious dish.

Pala talikalu is prepared with rice dough strings ,these  are slowly simmered in milk, coconut, jaggery, flavored with cardamom and garnished with cashews and raisins.



Ingredients:

Milk – 2 cups
Rice Flour – 1 cup
Jaggery – ½ cup
Grated Coconut – 2 tsps
Cardamom powder a pinch
Ghee – 2 tsps
Cashews, Raisins
Water 1 cup

Preparation

  • Roast rice flour powder in a vessel for 2-3 mins and keep aside.
  • In a bowl take 2-3tsp of  rice flour powder and mix with water like a thick paste and keep aside.
  • In another separate bowl mix the rest rice flour with water and make dough(like chapathi)
  • Take the dough in janthikalu maker with medium size hole plate and press the flour in a vessel.
  • Pressure cook these rice strings without whistle for 10 mins.

  • Boil milk in microwave for 2mins.
  • Boil ½ cup water, add the above boiled milk, once it comes to full boil add the prepared cooked rice strings  and let it boil for another 10mins.
  • In the meantime, take ½ cup of water and mix jaggery and boil till it dissolves in water.
  • Add this jaggery water to the boiling milk.
  • Add granted coconut and cardamom powder and let it cook for 2 -3 mins
  • Fry cashew nuts and raisins in one tsp of ghee and add it palathalikalu.
  • Remove from Stove and garnish with nuts.
Sending this to "Lets Celebrate Sweets - Warm Desserts" hosted by Priya originally started by Nivedita 

 

    19 comments:

    1. looks delicious and creamy..

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    2. we make it for Vinaya chavithi!....my MIL does!...I make either this or belam talikalu....looks creamy and yum!
      Smitha

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    3. new recipe to me..but its a dessert so i can try anytime..

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    4. Happy Shivaratri!!!

      Pala Talikalu looks yumm and creamy.

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    5. Happy shivaratri,

      New dish to me, but looks awesome creamy rich.

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    6. mmm...sounds awesome ...very tempting recipe dear..:d
      Tasty appetite

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    7. Very new recipe to me, looks very delish

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    8. I do similar dish by rolling the rice dough as small balls, yumm!!

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    9. I too make it, Lovely dish, wish I have some now!

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    10. creamy and rich... Shiv raathiri wishes dear...

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    11. That looks sooooo creamy n yummy. Thanks for sharing dear :)


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    12. Shivratri woshes to you too!! The sweet looks really yumm!!

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    13. very new and lovely dessert... happy shivarathiri to you and your family dear...

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    14. My m-law does this for vinayaka chavathi.But she made a dough of wheat flour,makes small rounds and sun dries it the previous day and then on the festival day pressure cooks it and rest is ur procedure.

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