Friday, March 1, 2013

Puli Pitha


1 cup Urad Dal
1 cup Rice
1 cup grated coconut
1 cup sugar
2 Tbs raisin
2 Tbs cashew nut
1/2 Tsp Salt
Ghee/  Vegetable Oil


Soak rice and urad dal over night in water or at least 5hrs.
Make a fine thick paste of rice and urad dal. Add salt and 1/3 of the sugar and leave for 1 hr.
In an frying pan add coconut, rest of the sugar, cashew nuts and raisins and fry in low heat until coconut starts to change its color. Remove coconut mixture from the pan and keep it aside.
In the same pan add little oil then pour around one scoop of batter (try to make a thin layer). Then put around 2 tbs of coconut mixture on top of it and again cover the coconut mixture with batter. This time just spoon the batter . Fry in medium heat adding oil one spoon at a time for 5-7 minutes. Turn the heat to low- medium and cook for another 15 minutes covered. Serve hot or cold.