Ariunda \ Ari Unda - Royal Malabar Sweet
Its an old post , re posting with new images.A popular sweet from Malabar which are mainly prepared in huge amounts during wedding, housewarming and all other family get together.These are one of my favorite tea time snack since childhood.
- 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)
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)
Sending these to Kerala Kitchen Event May 2012 hosted by The cooking doctor