Tuesday 2 July 2013

Kavuni Arisi Sweet Recipe

Kavuni Arisi / Black Rice- 1 cup
Water- 3 cups
Sugar- 1 and 1/4 cups
Cardamom powder- 1/4 tsp
Grated coconut- 1/2 cup
Ghee- 4 tbsp

Wash and soak the Kavuni Arisi in water for 4 to 5 hours. After 5 hours the water will turn into dark red color, discard the water and add Kavuni Arisi to pressure pan with 3 of water. Pressure cook kavuni arisi for 20 mins on medium heat. Once the pressure of the pan is released and rice is still hot, open the pan lid and smash the rice with ladle or dal masher. Add powdered cardamom, sugar, grated coconut and ghee to the hot rice and mix well. Serve hot Kavuni Arisi Sweet.

Innipu Kavuni Arisi

Kavuni arisi cannot be prepared instantly, it required to be soaked for hours and pressure cooked for atleast 1 hour.
Sugar and amount of ghee needs to be adjusted according to taste.
You can add fried cashewnuts to this dish its optional.
For those who are living in Chennai Kavuni Arisi is available at Nilgiris Supermarket, Alwarpet.
1/2 kg Kavuni Arisi is priced at Rs 90 as on March '2013.
Kavuni Arisi

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