Pottukadalai Urundai / Pottu kadalai Mittai

POTTU KADALAI

Pottukadalai Urundai is prepared using roasted gram and jaggery.Mittai means Sweet ,this sweet has a unique taste with the addition of jaggery.A very healthy sweet recipe,rich in proteins and also jaggery is substituted for sugar.An easy to make sweet at home with just two main ingredients ,only the jaggery consistency matters.
It is very important to shape them when it is hot.So you can dust your hands with rice flour instead of greasing them with ghee.Ghee gives a glossy look but rice flour reduces the heat and makes shaping easy.
Make sure to buy good quality jaggery to get perfect kadalai mittai.A healthy protein rich snack for kids in the evening.

REFER MY ELLU MITTAI RECIPE ALSO

pottu kadalai mittai

PREPARATION TIME : 5 MINS

COOKING TIME : 20-25 MINS

YIELDS : 14 *

INGREDIENTS

1 cup pottukadalai (roasted gram)

3/4 cup jaggery

1/3 cup water

3 cardamom or 1/2 tsp cardamom powder

Ghee for greasing your hands

(OR)

Rice flour for dusting your hands

METHOD

Break the jaggery to fine pieces and then measure.Transfer it to a pan add 3/4 cup of water and bring it to boil.When it is completely dissolved filter it and discard the residue.

boil and filter

Again bring this jaggery syrup to boil on medium flame.Add 3 cardamoms or cardamom powder and mix well.

boil again

Watch for the right consistency,by dropping them in water.It should not get dissolved in the water and also form a soft balls when gathered.

consistency

Now you can see them boiling with nice golden bubbles.Remove the cardamom and switch off the flame immediately.

discard the cardamom

Add the roasted gram and mix well.

add pottu kadalai

Grease your hands with ghee or dust with rice flour and start making small balls.(I have used ghee to get that glossy look for the pics)

make small balls

A healthy,protein rich snack is ready now.

pottu kadalai urundai,

TAKE CARE TIPS

Use good quality jaggery ,do not use paggu vellam.

You can use a pinch of sukku powder for the flavour.

If it becomes hard while shaping ,you can keep them in flame for few seconds and start shaping.

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