Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Chalimidi Andhra Style

Rice flour – 1 ½ – 2 cups
Sugar – ¾ cup
Elachi powder – 1 tsp
Dry coconut powder – ½ cup
Almonds – ¼ cup
Ghee – 3 Tsp

  1. Heat ghee in a pan, fry the almonds and remove it.
  2. To the same pan, add coconut pieces and fry it.

For Rice Flour
  1. Soak rice in water for overnight.
  2. Next day morning drain the rice.
  3. Spread the rice on the cloth and dry it for 30 mins.
  4. Grind the soaked rice for fine paste. Sieve the powder.

For Unda Paakam/Strong Consistency
  1. In a bowl add sugar water and mix well.
  2. Allow them to boil to get unda paakam or strong consistency.
  3. For checking the consistency
  4. Take some water in a plate, add a drop of sugar solution.
  5. Using your fingers roll it as small ball.
  6. If the ball is formed, it is the correct consistency.

For Chalimidi
  1. Remove the sugar pan from heat, add almonds, coconut pieces along with ghee and mix well.
  2. Add rice flour little by little and keep stirring after every addition.
  3. At the end, keep stirring for 5 mins. Transfer it to a bowl.
Linking to:
Gayathri's WTML event hosted by Hema,
Foodabulous Fest Event organised by Simply TADKA,
Hearth & Soul Blog Hop 142: 3/12/2013.
Swathi's Traditional Indian Sweets and Giveaway by 27 Coupons,
Cook like a Celebrity Chef event by Food Corner,
Authentic Indian Sweets hosted by Nivedhanam.

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  1. Very very nice and yummy Shailaja, this is first time I am coming across this dish. Thanks for sharing.

  2. now, this would make a yummy breafast :)
    looks good

  3. wow..delicious and tempting .

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  4. Nice recipe !! Well written :)

  5. New to me,delicious and tempting sweet

  6. New recipe to me, but my sweet tooth says its yumm :)

  7. looks so tempting and delicious !!

  8. Very nice dish Shailaja. Thanks for linking to Hearth and Soul blog hop. You can link this to Traditional Indian Sweets and Giveaway

  9. New sweet to me.Looks inviting.Happy to be your new follower.

  10. This is a new dish...looks delicious... :-)

  11. Yummy dessert!! Looks interesting!

  12. Yummy dish!! Wonderful pictures!!

  13. Looks delicious...and also quite different. Thanks for sharing it with us, dear.

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  14. new recipe to me and will try for sure, looks delicious=

  15. Awesome recipe thanks for linking with my event.
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  16. That is new to me... looks so delicious... bookmarking it... Thanks for sending this yummy recipe to my event.. Looking for more yummy recipes...

    Event - Authentic Indian Sweets w giveaway
    Event - Kid's delight - Sweet Treats
    Event - WTML w giveaway

  17. I love this Andhra recipe.really i got water in my Mouth after seeing this recipe.thanks for platform for learners for those who are trying to learn how to cook.


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