Wednesday, September 23, 2009

NAIVEDYAM ON 5TH DAY OF DEVI NAVARATHRI

PURNAM KAJJAKAYALU( SWEET GUJIYA ):
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  1. Chena dal-1 cup
  2. Powdered jaggery-1 1/2 cup
  3. Cardamom powder-1/2 teaspoon
  4. Maida / all purpose flour-1 1/2 cup
  5. Broken cashews-1 table spoon
  6. Ghee/clarified butter-2 teaspoons + 1 table spoon
  7. Oil-for deep frying


METHOD:
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  1. Pressure cook chanadal and cook until done
  2. Cool it and then add powdered jaggery,then grind to a fine paste( we call this mixture as purnam)
  3. Heat 1 table spoon of ghee and add broken cashews,roast to golden colour and add the chenadal paste ,along with ilachi powder
  4. Once the mixture gets thickened turn off flame and set a side
  5. Now take a bowl and add maida ,ghee
  6. Mix well add water and make a firm dough
  7. Now divide dough into various portions(small lemon size
  8. Roll the ball like puri,put a spoon of purnam and close like half moon
  9. Deep fry in oil