9799692b348 Nivedhanam: Thiruvathirai Kali

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Thiruvathirai Kali

Thiruvathirai is a festival celebrated in the Margazhi Maasam on the Thiruvathirai Star.. Thiruvathirai kali recipe is a festival food made on thiruvathirai. It is a very delicious recipe that is served with 7 vegetable kootu (recipe will come soon).
Thiruvathirai Kali - IMG_5827


Rice – 1 cup
Cardamom - 4
Vellam / Jaggery –  3/4 cup
Cashew and Dried Grapes – 1 table spoon each
Ghee – 4 table spoon
Grated Coconut – 1/2 cup

Coconut pieces - 1/2 cup
Water – 1 3/4 cups

Fry the rice to near red and set aside to cool.
Grind the rice to break the rice like ravai (will be close to little yellowish)
Mix vellam in water well
Vellam should only get mixed not paaku
Add grinded rice to the vellam water
Mix well and add cardamom till water is absorbed and becomes dry
Keep 1 spoon ghee in a cooker vessel and keep the maavu inside with nothing more added
Keep till 2 or 3 whistles
Remove from cooker. Add cashew and dried grapes

Sauté the grated coconut in little ghee until it becomes golden. Set this aside
Sauté the coconut pieces in little ghee until it becomes golden. Set this aside
Add grated coconut, coconut pieces and ghee and kali is now ready for neivedhiyam
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  1. Lovely post for the occasion! Happy Thiruvadharai to you :)

  2. Delicious looking preparation...yum..

  3. happy thiruvadharai to u

  4. too fast to post my comments.. Kali looks too good. happy Thiruvadharai to u

  5. This is new to me. Must say this sweet looks yum.

  6. one of my favourite we call it a different name deliciously done happy holidays following you on google friends
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  7. Perfect dish for the occasion. Looks inviting.
    Happy to follow you.
    Glad, if you stop by mine too.

  8. Cant imagine thiruvathirai without this Kali,authentic dish.


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