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Vella Cheedai for Krishna Jayanthi

posted 3 Jan 2014, 18:22 by R A   [ updated 3 Jan 2014, 18:23 ]
Sweet Seedai or Vella seedai is another dish that is made for Krishna Jayanthi/ Gokulashtami/ Janmashtami neivedhyam.

Processed rice flour - 4 cups
Urad Dal flour - 1/2 cup
Coconut - 1/2
Sesame seeds - 1/4 cup
Cardamom powder - 1 tsp
Jaggery - 2 cups
Ghee - 1 1/2 cups
Oil to fry

Fry the processed rice flour till it turns slightly red in colour. Measure the flour and for every cup take equal cup of water in a hard bottom pan and bring it to boil. Add the jaggery to it and keep stirring till it dissolves completely.

Grate or cut the coconut into small pieces and add it to the boiling water. add cardamom powder and bring it to boil again. Add the processed rice flour slowly and make it to a dough form.

Remove from flame and spread it on a shallow plate. Add urad dal powder and sesame seeds to it and mix thoroughly. Make gooseberry sized balls of the dough and fry it in oil. Remove from flame when it is between golden brown and dark brown in colour. Drain the excess oil.