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Friday, December 12, 2008

Karthigai pori

What you need:
Pori (puffed rice flakes) - 4 cups
Jaggery - 1 cup
Water - 3/4 cup
Cardamom powder - 1/2 tsp
Thin slivers of fresh coconut - 1/3 cup

Remove the husk, if any, from the pori. Take jaggery in a heavy bottomed vessel. Add water and heat over a medium flame until completely melted and then stir intermittently until it reaches a soft ball consistency. To check if it has reached this consistency, drop a little bit of the jaggery into a bowl of water. You should be able to gather it between your fingers and form a soft ball.
Switch off the heat. Quickly stir in all the ingredients and whisk briskly for a few minutes until it is well mixed together. Store in an airtight container once it is completely cooled.

7 comments:

sowmya said...

wow..you made this.. i just made appams..will post them soon..

Priya said...

Lovely presentation...Happy karthigai Jaya!!

Cham said...

Good one hope u had a wonderful day

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

i like that silver bowl of yours.. looks so cute. nice arrangement with the diyas on the side. hmmm i miss eating pori.

notyet100 said...

nic click

Kalai said...

How beautiful! Looks perfect! :)

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