Raw rice - 1/4 cup
Jaggery - 1/4 cup
Pottukadalai - a handful
Black sesame seeds - 1 tbsp
Coconut bits or Grated coconut - a handful
Cardamom crushed - 1
Ghee - 1/2 tsp
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Wash and soak rice in water for 1 hour, drain out the water , spread the rice on a towel and dry inside the house till water has evaporated completely. Make sure there is no water in the rice.
Dry road the sesame seeds till they splutter. Dry roast pottukadai till colour changes. Roast the coconut in ghee till light brown.
Dissolve jaggery in water bring to a boil, filter to remove any impurities.
Pour it in a pan and boil till the syrup is thick, if you pour a drop of syrup into a small plate with water while rolling with your fingers they should form a soft ball. This is the right consistency to switch off the stove.
Take a bowl add the rice, sesame seeds, pottukadalai, cardamom powder , coconut and mix.
Pour the hot syrup and mix till everything is well combined.