March 24, 2013

Aval Laddu

We are visiting India for 2 weeks while enjoying the mango season, not-so-hot weather and, little pleasures like freshly made rice flakes from local farmers. These simple treats are made with simple and local ingredients. Red rice flakes from a local farmer and fresh coconut from our backyard.

Aval (Red rice flakes) - 1 1/2 cups
Shredded fresh coconut - 1 1/2 cups
Jaggery - 3 medium blocks - make syrup with 1 cup water
Chopped almonds & raisins - handful
Cardamom - 2 crushed
Clarified butter- 1 Tbs.

Mix everything together. Sauté over medium heat till any extra moisture is evaporated. While still warm, make balls. Makes about 12 - 15 laddus. 


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  2. Tried this with old fashioned oats today, was good. Thank you for the recipe.

  3. This is the picture of the laddu,


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