September 24, 2012

COCONUT MILK JAGGERY RICE/PARAMANNAM

Whenever i do pujas mostly i makes this coconut milk sweet rice..It is the on of the famous tasty nivedyam/prasadam which distributes in temples.I use always coconut milk for rich taste..Even amma makes this on festivals time but she use normal milk.anyway I like both versions...One thing it tastes best when serve hot with ghee.......I really love the aroma of ghee while eating.......

Ingredients

raw rice-1/2 cup
coconut milk-2 cups
jaggery-3/4 cup
cardamom powder-1/2 tsp
ghee-1/2 cup
raisins-10
cashews-5 chopped


Preparation

Wash and soak rice..keep aside for 15minutes......

Heat 2tsps of ghee in a pressure cooker and fry cashews and raisins...drain these aside..in the same cooker add drained rice and fry for 2-3 minutes....

Pressure cook rice with 1cup of coconut milk for 3whistles......after it cools completely mash rice slightly..

Melt jaggery in 1/2cup of water and boil it for 10minutes or til it reaches one string consistency..

Now add in cooked rice in jaggery syrup add 2tsps of ghee.....In between add ghee til complete.

Add in raisins and cashews finally and serve hot with fresh ghee.....




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