Kattuyanam Rice Adhirasam / பாரம்பரிய காட்டுயாணம் அரிசி அதிரசம் - Deepavali Recipes


Kattuyanam Arisi    - 1 cup
Jaggery                   - 1 cup
Cardamom powder  - 1 tsp
Dry ginger powder  -  1 tsp


Wash & soak the rice for 3 hours.
Drain the water .
Let it sit for 1/2 an hour , make sure the rice is still moist.
Transfer to a mixer & pulse it to a semi course powder.
Sieve it couple of time to get a smooth rice flour.
Repeat the sieve process again and again till we get a smooth rice flour.
Add grated jaggery in a pan with 1/4 cup water , when it dissolves , strain it.
Again boil it , till it comes to stone consistency.
( take a cup of water, drop a jaggery juice in it, make a ball out of it.. you should be able to roll into a ball.. this is the correct consistency.)
Remove jaggery syrup from the stove & add to the rice powder , mix well.
Add cardamom powder, dry ginger powder & mix well.
Keep this adhirasam dough aside for one day.
Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan.
Knead the dough once , make a small ball , place it on a oil greased plastic paper, press the ball to make it flat.
Gently drop it in hot oil.
Keep the flame in medium , turn the adhirasam to the other side and let it cook .
When it is done , using another spatula gently press the adhirasam to squeeze out the excess oil.
Delicious & Traditional Kattuyanam Arisi Adhirasam is Ready.

Recipe Video link - https://youtu.be/Rle3Qzh5lI8