Sugar Candy Rice / Kalkandu Sadham


Red Rice / Pacharisi – ¼ kg
Kalkandu – ¾ kg (grind it coarsely)
Peeled Broken Green Gram / Paasi Paruppu – 50 gms
Ghee – 300 gms
Milk – 600 ml
Cashews – few (fry it in ghee)
Cardamom Powder – ¼ tsp

Service For: 4 People
Cooking Time: 25 minutes

Cooking Instructions:

Fry the peeled broken gram in a pan for 3 minutes in a high flame and was it off well with water. Wash the rice with water and drain the water.

Add kalkandu with a little amount of water and bring it boil and let it to cook until the syrup gets a string consistency.

Heat milk in a thick bottomed vessel with required amount of water. When the milk starts to boil, add rice and green gram to it. When the rice and green gram is cooked well, add kalkandu syrup and fried cashews and cardamom powder to it and keep stirring it. Add ghee in regular intervals , so that the dish would not stick to the vessel. When the rice is well cooked and when the water and milk content is reduced, switch off the stove and transfer the dish to a serving bowl.

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