Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Pesara kobbari Laddu (Moong Dal-Coconut Laddu) Navratri Special
Since it is festive time, I will be posting all the recipes that can be prepared for Navratri, Dussehra and Diwali. These recipes are simple, easy and can be prepared as Neivedyam. All the nine auspicious days of Navratri we offer neivedyam for the nine goddesses.
Moong dal-coconut laddu is one such easy recipe which can be prepared in no time.
1 cup moong dal
2 cups fresh grated coconut
1 cup jaggery
1/2 tsp powdered green cardamom
2 tbsp raisins
2 tbsb cashew nuts
5 tbsp ghee (clarified butter)
In a pan dry roast moong dal till golden colour. After it cools, powder it coarsly and set aside.
In a pan heat 1 tsp ghee and fry raisins and cashew nuts till golden colour. Set aside.
In the same pan heat 2-3 tbsp ghee and add jaggery. When jaggery melts completely, add grated coconut and cardamom powder and mix well. Cook till all the moisture from the coconut gets dried up and both jaggery and coconut blend well. Add powdered moong dal, dryfruits, 2tbsp ghee and mix well. When it slightly cools down, add ghee to your palm and make laddus. Delicious and healthy pesara-kobbari laddu is ready.
I am sending this to Festive Food hosted by Khauguri