Saturday, 5 September 2015

VELLA CHEEDAI (Sweet Cheedai)


  • Rice Flour                     -2 1/2 cups
  • Urad  Flour                   -1/2 cup(Dry rosted and powdered)
  • Jaggery(grated)            -1 cup
  • Cardamom powder     - little
  • Thick coconut extract - 1-1 1/2 cup
  • oil                                    - to deep fry

  1. Dry roast urad dhal in hot kadai till it turns golden red in colour.
  2. powder it in a mixer and pass it through a fine sieve.
  3. Mix rice flour ,urad flour,a pinch of salt,cardamom powder in a broad bowl.
  4.  Pour thick coconut exrtact to finely grated jaggery  and  keep aside for few minutes.
  5. Mix well till jaggery melts.Strain if it contains mud through a fine sieve or  muslin cloth.
  6. Mix this jaggery with sieved flour mixture till it forms a thick dough.
  7. Add some more coconut extract if necessary to knead the dough.
  8. Prepare small lemon size balls from the dough(if the dough breaks while preparing balls sprinkle little more coconut extract to the dough and knead thoroughly)
  9.  Once the oil is heated make the flame to low or medium  &deep fry the prepared balls  till golden colour on all sides.
  10. Remove from the oil  and keep over a colander till excess oil is drain.

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