Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Akkara vadisal

Sugar sweetened milk rice usually done on ocassions.

rice ----1 cup
milk ----2 cups
water--- 1 1/2 cups
sugar ----- 2 cups
saffron strings soaked in a tablespoon of milk or saffron color (optional)--- a pinch
cardomam powder ----- a pinch
cashew nuts and raisins ---- 2-3 spoons
Ghee for roasting nuts and raisins.


Add a table spoon of ghee and roast the raw rice lightly.

Pressure cook the rice in 2cups of milk and 1 1/2 cups of water till soft.

After it is cooked well, mash the rice and make it more pulpy with a cup of milk.

In another vessel, make a sugar syrup with 2cups of sugar and a little water, once the sugar dissolves in the water add this syrup to the mashed rice and mix well with saffron strings and cardomam .

Garnish with raisins and cashews roasted in ghee


  1. With the intro of new creative dishes, we tend to lose the identity of our traditional cuisine. Very happy that u r taking the initiative to bring them to light and reminding us.

  2. Thank you for your lovely comment,Ms. chitchat.