Nov 23, 2010

Carrot Thausali

Carrot Thausali ( Delicious sweet ( steamed ) in Konkani / Saraswat cuisine )

Makes: 3 steel thalis

You will need

1 cup ( 100 g ) raw rice
1 cup ( 100 g ) grated coconut
1/4 cup water ( for grinding )
200 g grated carrot ( 4 carrots )
3/4 cup to 1 cup melted jaggery ( or to taste )
2 pinches cardamom powder


Wash and soak raw rice for 5 - 6 hours.

In a mixer, make a fine paste of raw rice with grated coconut. Do not add more water during grinding. Transfer this batter to another container and mix with grated carrot and jaggery. Add cardamom powder and mix well.

In a steel thali, grease 1/2 teaspoon oil and pour batter.

Steam this batter in a steamer or pressure cooker ( without weight ) for half an hour or till done ( reduce heat to medium after full steam and steam for 25 minutes ).

Open the cooker / steamer and allow to cool for sometime. Cut into desired shape and size.

Thausali Bajjile:

In a frying pan, heat 1 teaspoon ghee. Arrange thausali pieces and fry on a medium heat till golden color on both the sides. Serve hot.


Gayathri's Cook Spot said...

Looks yummy.

Priya said...

Very new dish for me..looks great..

anu said...

Very nice flow.Good article