Ari Unda (Rice Jaggeri Balls)


  
Ari unda


Ingredients
  • 1 cup par boiled rice
  • 1/2 cup powdered jaggeri(Found in Asian Markets , Indian stores OR substitute with brown sugar)
  • 1/2 cup fresh grated coconut
  • cardamom, to taste(optional)
Directions
Dry roast the par boiled rice on medium flame, adding about 1/4 th cup at a time. Stop roasting when it turns
golden brown and stops popping. Wait for about 5 minutes to cool the popped rice and grind to a fine powder(add the cardamom while grinding the rice to get a nice flavor). Mix coconut and jaggeri well and grind it in a blender to a paste. Now mix this well with powdered rice and make small balls. Store it in an air tight container, use with in a day or two.(Shelf life depends on the amount of coconut used, use less coconut for better shelf life)



35 Comments:

Pooja said...

Yummy.Delicious sweet vrinda..

Happy cook said...

When we had summer holidays mom made this in big quantities and we used to hogg them.
I think i have not had this after getting married.
How i wish i would grab one of the undas.

Parita said...

Wow this is new to me..looks mouth watering, thanks for sharing :)

kittymatti said...

Wooow!! This is such a different recipe dear! the pic looks superb!

5 Star Foodie said...

These roasted rice balls look wonderful - excellent with coconut and cardamom flavor!

Ozge said...

I'm thinking they'd go great with a movie, Vrinda! Yummy yummy.

Priti said...

Looks so gud..I never had this...

Premyscakes said...

looks so crispy, i have never heard of this dish. will give a try.

Kitchen Flavours said...

Simple to make.....with handy ingredients.....Balls look perfect in shape and yum too...

SAILAJA said...

i have never eaten this...must try

sree said...

Rice balls looks so yummy....Never tasted these before

Pavithra said...

WOw thats is looking so delish.. never tasted it before..bookmarked

Pooja said...

Simple n yummy rice jaggery balls. Have never tried or tasted this..would like to give this a try. I have one doubt though..while grinding grated coconut and powdered jaggery is water needed to blend those?

Prathibha said...

Never had this...Looks amazing lol...

Lena Rashmin Raj said...

woww....its looking awesome...perfect shape and nice click ..really nice recipe..dis s my all time favorite..

Kalai said...

Rice balls looks so delicious.must try..

ARUNA said...

oh my god, they look sooo divine.....!

Smitha said...

One of my hubby's fav things. but never had the futs to try making it.

Renuka said...

Wow...i love this..used to eat this when i visit my fathers place..

Mangala Bhat said...

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Gita's Kitchen said...

nice recipe...I must try this one soon :)

Priya said...

Woww just love this...looks amazing!

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

I have had this sweet during varlakshmi fest but the name is so new to me... Looks very cool perfect!!!

Akal's Saappadu said...

I have never tasted them but they sound delicious, lovely color too :)

Vicky Xavier. said...

New sweet to me. But a must to try I guess.

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VIDYA VENKY said...

new one for me...looks yummy

Ann said...

very new to me and looks so wonderfyl, I love that color.

Uma said...

Never heard of these before. Looks so gorgeous and delicious Vrinda! Bookmarked to try :)

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

Lovely again...

Lena Rashmin Raj said...

something special for you in my blog.. :)

Vrinda said...

Thanks again,hope u all enjoyed this post..

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

wow.. looks so tempting.. can i grab some?

Aruna said...

This is one of the traditional dish. The younger generations like us wouldn't have tasted much raditional food. Now we just get to hear from our parents,and ithink our kids would be readng in some books. LOL!!!!

Susan and Abraham said...

this is something i am making this weekend...will let u know soon

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