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Thursday, August 27, 2009

Thengai Thiratupal , Aval Vilayichathu & Tag

Thengai Thirattupal:

There are two thirattupal .One is prepared by milk (Pal thiratupal) another one is from coconut(Thengai Thirattupal) . Thengai Thirattupal is a traditional tamil iyer sweet . This sweet is must in our weddings. For Vinayakar Chaturthi along with other Neividhyam I made Thengai Thirattupal.

Ingredients:

Grated coconut - 1 cup


jaggery - ½ - ¾ cup


Cardamom powder - ½ tsp


Ghee - 1 tbsp


Method:

Grate only the soft white portion of the coconut. Put the jaggery in a heavy bottomed vessel and add ½ cup water and keep on low flame. When the jaggery completely melted, strain it and put it in a heavy bottomed vessel and allow to boil . Add coconut gratings and Cook till the mixture just starts leaving the sides of the vessel and become solid. Add cardamom powder and & ghee mix well & remove from the heat.



Aval Vilayichathu

Aval Vilayichathu is an all time favourite! It is made with aval, coconut and jaggery as the main ingredients. This is a very delicious snack and nutritious too! IAvil Vilayichathu is served as prasadam in temple sand in home for ganapathi homam/pooja.

Ingredients

Pressed rice (poha) 250 grams


Jaggery (gur), grated 750 grams


Ghee 2 tablespoons


Grated coconut -1 cup


Sesame seeds (til) -1 tsp


Coconut, scraped -2


Green cardamom powder -1 tsp


Banana -1 cut into small pieces


Method:


Dissolve jaggery in one and half cups of water over low heat. Strain.


Heat ghee in a pan and fry coconut slivers, sesame seeds and set aside.


Heat this syrup in a heavy bottomed vessel. Add scraped coconut and cook over low heat, stirring continuously, till one-thread consistency is reached’


Add the aval , sesame seeds ,and cardamom powder. Mix well for 2 minutes till the aval is well coated with the jaggery and coconut. Remove from heat and allow it to cool slightly .


Garnish with Slices of bananas . Cool and store in a dry container. It remains for several days

Note : If we want store more days then don’t add banana.


I am sending this both recipe ,One Article Meaning of VinayakaChaturthi ,and my small sketch of Lord Ganesha to Purva's Festive Food Event.

has tagged me for these questions..Thank you Vidhya....it is my pleasure to do it.


Tagged Rules :

1) Link the person who tagged you .


2) Post the rules on your blog.


3) Share the ABC'S of you.


4) Tag 4 people at the end of the post by linking their blogs.


5) Let the 4 tagged people know that they have been tagged by you.


6) Do not tag the same person repeatedly but try to tag different people, so that there is a big network of bloggers doing the tag.


Questions:

1)A - Available/Single ?- Available to my husband only


2)B - Best Friend ? –Anju


3) C - Cake or Pie ? CAKE


4) D - Drink of choice ? Coffee


5. E – Essential item you use every day? Pc, TV, Mobile


6. F – Favorite color? Baby pink , sky blue


7. G – Gummy Bears Or Worms? None


8. H – Hometown? Tenkasi( nr Tirnelveli)


9. I – Indulgence? Writing


10. J – January or February? January


11. K – Kids & their names? Two -Onedaughter,One sonName –Preeti, Aditya


12. L – Life is incomplete without? Love


13. M – Marriage date? 22 May1985


14. N – Number of siblings? one younger brother


15. O – Oranges or Apples? Both


16. P – Phobias/Fears? Reptiles, horror movies and I am scared of animals- I cannot tolerate any animal especially (dog & cat) near me


17. Q – Quote for today- Go with the flow.


18. R – Reason to smile? Many; KEEP SMILING not because of something but in spite of everything.


19. S – Season? Winter but not too cold tolerable


20. T – Tag 4 People? Hope this time everyone has been tagged I am the last to post


21. U – Unknown fact about me? Unknown


22. V – Vegetable you don't like? Bittergourd


23. W – Worst habit? I believe others easily, so sensitive.


24. X – X-rays you've had? Many


25. Y – Your favorite food? Grilled Sandwich, Dosa


26. Z – Zodiac sign? Scorpio

10 comments:

Priya August 28, 2009 at 4:47 PM  

Thengai thiratupal looks simply delicious, never tried yet at hom..aval vilayichathu seems very easy and delicious..Nice to know more about you through ABC tag..

Gita August 28, 2009 at 7:53 PM  

Tempting dishes Jaishree...this thiratupaal is new to me...I love sweets with coconut..cant wait to try this :)

Sireesha August 28, 2009 at 9:16 PM  

WOnderful and delicious jaishree...Nice to know more about you through ABC tag..

கீதா ஆச்சல் August 28, 2009 at 10:55 PM  

தேங்காய் திரட்டிபால் பார்க்கும் பொழுதே வாய் உருது...மிகவும் ருசியாக இருக்கும் போல...


இப்பொழுது டய்டிங்கில் இருப்பதால்,கண்டிப்பாக என் பொன்னுக்காவது செய்து கொடுக்கவேண்டும்ம்...(எப்படியும் ஒரு வாயாவது சாப்பிடுவேன்ல...)..இப்படி ஆசையினை தூண்டுவிட்டிங்டிங்லே...

Vidhya August 29, 2009 at 5:03 AM  

theratupal looks super delicious Jaishree and nice to read about you through the tag

RAKS KITCHEN August 29, 2009 at 6:47 AM  

Hmm,mouthwatering!! coconut and jaggery makes a great combo!!

Priti August 29, 2009 at 1:33 PM  

Oh wow that's looks delicious....so yum....

Purva Desai September 1, 2009 at 11:01 AM  

this looks irresistibly tempting......ur article is very informative...and a lovely sketch....
Thank you for the lovely entry for the event

Nithya Praveen September 1, 2009 at 8:52 PM  

Its been a while I blogged.Perfect recipe.....never tried thengai therattipaal.Wonderful one.Nice to know more about u.Hopes all with u Jaishree:)

Viki's Kitchen September 1, 2009 at 10:14 PM  

Thengai thirattu pal ....I m drooling:) Aval vilaichathu recipe is so perfect and I m always looking for this prasadam recipe.
Thanks for letting know these delicious recipes. Guess u can write a cook book for those tasty prasadams.. U have a nice collection dear. Bookmarking it.

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