Archive for the ‘Sweet Snack’ Category


A very tasty sweet, mostly prepared when the newly weds come home.


Thick coconut milk-1cup,

rice flour-2cups,

jagerry-1 1/2 cups,

a pinch of salt,

cardamom powder-1/2tsp,

oil for frying.


Mix coconut milk and rice flour.

Powder the jagerry, add to it along with cardamum powder and salt.

Knead well.

Keep for 10mts.

Knead again to make a soft dough to the puri consistency. If necessary add little water or rice flour to get the consistency.

Make thick puris, on a flat surface using a thin plastic sheet, by pressing with hand.

Heat oil in a pan and deep fry the puris to golden brown.

When one side is done, turn to the other side and fry again, till done.

The dudhvodos are ready.

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This sweet snack is very tasty and easy to prepare. All age groups should be able to relish it.


Ripe nentra banana-1,

jagerry-1 cup,

rice flour-2cups(approx),

chilli powder-1/2tsp,

cardamom powder-1/2tsp,

a pinch of salt,

oil for frying.


Mash the banana well.

Add jagerry, chilli powder, cardamom powder, salt and mix well.

The jagerry should be thoroughly mixed.

Add rice flour and make a soft dough. Little water can be added to get the proper consistency. If the dough turns out very soft, little more flour can be added to have a proper consistency to be able to cull out small balls out of it and roll out puris properly.

Make thick small puris using a thin plastic paper sheet, smeared with oil on the top.

Deep fry in oil  to a brown texture. Fry both sides. Collect them over a large paper towel piece.

Vodo is ready.

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This sweet(appo) is offered as neivedhyam in Shiva temples on Pradosham days.


bombay rava(sooji)-2 cups,



cardamom powder-1/2tsp,

cashew and kismis-1tbsp each(optional),

ghee for frying.


Soak the rava in milk for an hour.

On soaking, add sugar and cardamom powder and mix well. Cashew nuts  and kismis can be added. The batter is ready.If necssary, add little water to make the batter to a pouring consistancy(idli batter consistancy)

Heat the appam tawa and bring it to a medium temperature.

Put a teaspoonful of ghee in each appam depressions in the tawa.

Fill these appam depressions with the batter. Close with a lid.

After one side is cookd, turn it to the other side and cook till done.

Appams are ready.

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This is a very good evening snack and is  prepared by mixing jaggery with wheat flour. Persons with a sweet tooth, especially children, like it immensely. The recipe is very easy to prepare. It is an item that can be had for a change and also a filling one. A similar spicy preparation called Mitsani Maskat is given in a separate post. Given below is the sweet one.
Wheat flour-1cup,
a pinch of salt,
coconut scrapings- 2 tbsp
ripe plantain- 1 (medium size)
cardamom powder-1tsp and
ghee as required.
Crush the banana and jaggery together.
Add flour, salt, cardamom  powder and the coconut to it.
Mix well to make a semi-solid  dough.
Smear ghee on the tawa and spread the dough with  wet hands.
When the bottom side is cooked, turn it over to the other side.
Put ghee again all around the sides and cook till done.

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Randhaan(Sweet Steamed Sandwich)

This is a sweet dish prepared using the idli batter. It is very easy to prepare and children should especially relish it.


idli batter-2 cups,

fresh coconut scrapings-1 cup,

jagerry-3/4 cup,

a pinch of salt,

kaju(cut into small pieces)-10 nos,(optional)


cardamom powder-1/2 tsp.


Mix the coconut, jagerry, kaju, kismis,  salt  and cardamom powder well.

In a flat  vessel which will hold 2 cups of batter or cooker separater pour 1 cup of batter.

On the top,  spread a small portion of the above mix uniformly.

Again, pour the remaining batter to cover the coconut mix.

Steam in a cooker  without weight for 10 mts.

When cool, cut into pieces and serve.

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God Rontoss(Sweet Rice Puri)

This sweet puri can is generally used as a snack.


methi seeds -1/4 tsp(roasted and powdered),

jagerry-1/4 cup,


rice flour-2cups,

oil for frying.


Dissolve jagerry in little water boiling on a flame.

When it is cooled, mix the other items and make a soft dough. If necessary, add a little more water.

Grease two 4″ sq. plastic paper pieces on one side.

Cull out small portions of the dough and make small puris by keeping in-between the plastic paper pieces and pressing it uniformly with hands.

Deep fry in oil, one by one. When one side is done turn to the other side so that both sides are cooked properly.

Sweet rontoss is ready.

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Godi Chakkuli(Sweet Murukku)

Godi Ckakkuli(Sweet Chakli/Murukku) is made using jagerry and coconut milk. Boiled white rice is used for this purpose.

Godi Chakkuli(Sweet Murukku)


boiled rice-2 cups,

thick coconut milk-1 cup,

powdered jagerry-1 cup,

salt-1/4 tsp,

til(sesame)-2 tsps,

oil for frying chaklis.


Soak the rice for 6 hrs.

Grind the rice using coconut milk to a smooth and thick paste.

Add jagerry, til and salt and mix well. If the dough is watery, add little raw rice flour to bring it to the proper dough consistency.

Make chaklis with the help of the chakli machine and deep fry in oil.

When cool, store them in the airtight container.

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