|Rava Kesari Boorelu|
Rice -1 cup
Urad dal-1/2 cup
Salt a pinch
Cooking soda a generous pinch
Dessicated coconut-1/4 cup
Boiling water-2 cups
Chopped cashew nuts-1tbsp
Oil-to deep fry
Soak rice & urad dal together for 2 hours.Grind them to a smooth batter,batter consistency should be like a thick Idly batter.Do not add too much water while grinding.
Mix salt & cooking soda just before frying.
Add 2tsp of ghee in a pan roast sooji & cashew nut till changes colour.Do not fry till brown.
Switch off the stove add the coconut & cardamom powder,mix it well.
Pour the boiling water, in very low flame cover & cook till the sooji is cooked.
Now add the sugar & remaining ghee,mix till its dry.Slightly cool the mixture & make small tight balls while still warm.
Heat oil in a pan,take a sooji ball dip it into the batter.Make sure the filling is well coated on all sides.
Drop it into the hot oil & in medium high flame fry till golden brown & crisp on all sides.
Remove on a kitchen paper for excess oil to get absorbed.
Serve them hot.
a) While grinding the batter do not add too much water,batter should be thick.
b) Some use urad dal-1 cup & rice -1/2 cup proportion.
c) The sweetness for our family is perfect with the amount measurement.if you want more sweet then add 1 tbsp extra.
d) Fresh coconut can also be used instead of dessicated coconut.
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