Apr 30, 2010

Hayagreeva Maddi

Hayagreeva Maddi

Hayagreeva Maddi is an important sweet dish in Udupi Cuisine. Recipe credit - Mrs U B Rajalakshmi (Author - Udupi Cuisine)


2 cups Bengal gram dal
2 cups melted & sieved jaggery
2 tablespoons ghee ( 2 teaspoons for frying raisins and cashew nuts )
1/2 cup grated coconut
10 raisins
10 cashew nuts, slit
1/4 teaspoon cardamom powder
A pinch of salt


Pressure cook Bengal gram dal in 5 cups of water ( cooking time approximately 15 minutes after the 1 st whistle on a low heat ). Drain the water.

Heat ghee in a small pan and shallow fry raisins and cashew nuts till golden color. Keep aside.

Heat cooked dal and jaggery till it turns semi dry by stirring continuously on a low heat.

Add fried raisins and cashew nuts.

Add grated coconut, salt, remaining ghee and cardamom powder. Mix well and cook on a low heat for 5 - 10 minutes. Serve as a sweet dish.


Hari Chandana said...

I too make this recipe.. looks very tempting dear.. Simply Superb..:)

Life is beautiful!!! said...

I love the combination of channa dhal and jaggery and this sweet, the colour and the way of presentation is simply beautiful :)