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January 10, 2012

Paakundalu / Pakam Undalu ~ Makara Sankranthi Recipes

Pakundalu ~ Andhra Traditional  Festival Recipe
Ingredients :
  • Homemade Rice Flour : 2 cups
  • Powdered Jaggery : 1 cup
  • grated Coconut : 1 tbsp
  • Cardamom Powder : 1/2 tsp
  • Ghee / Oil

Rice Flour Preparation : 

1. Wash and soak the rice overnight and drain the water completely. 

2. Then grind the rice into a very fine powder and sieve it. 

3. The flour should be slightly damp. 

Method : 

1. In a heavy bottomed pan, add the powdered jaggery and little water and cook till it melts. 

2. Strain the jaggery water to remove any dirt. 

3. And bring back to heat and cook on a low flame till it becomes thick syrup ( 2 thread consistency ). To test, add a few drops of jaggery syrup to the cold water, and it should become lumpy. 

4. Switch off the flame and add the cardamom powder, grated coconut and a tablespoon of ghee to it and mix . 

5. Slowly add the rice flour and mix well without forming any lumps. 

6. Mix very well to make a soft dough and allow it to cool completely. 

7. Divide the dough into a small and smooth balls and set aside. 

8. Heat ghee / oil in a deep frying vessel. And deep fry the dough balls till it becomes golden brown color on medium flame. 

9. Remove from the oil and cool. 

10. Store in a airtight container and serve as a sweet snack.
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37 comments:

  1. Delicious looking recipe. Just setting the mood for the sangkranti.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  2. Your template is too good.. u r rocking as usual n pics r so so good n yumm dish..

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  3. Looks so yummy! Happy Sankaranthi!

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  4. tempting and delicious..we make gulgula much similar to this recipe :)

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  5. Happy sankranthi to u lovely and delicious sweet recipe.

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  6. Looks so crunchy and yummy. Would love to have some.. Nice snack

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  7. Very tempting and yumm..very divine picts hari :)

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  8. Thank you chandana for sharing an authentic recipe. I like the new layout very much.
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  9. I love this..Thanks for the recipe..This looks mouthwatering

    Aarthi
    http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/

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  10. yummy recipe ..perfect for this festive season..
    Reva

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  11. The picture looks absolutely divine.Nice recipe too.Liked your new layout also.

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  12. You have an awesome blog here! Glad to discover this space :) Looking forward to browsing through your lovely pics and recipes...

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  13. Luks nice..liked the pics,thanks for sharing!!

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  14. love this recipe. beautiful presentation.

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  15. delicious recipe and looks so tempting ......

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  16. looks wonderful...
    happy makar shrankanti...

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  17. pakam vundalu chala bagunnayi HC...

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  18. wonderful looks so tempting !! I love these !! I also have this in my list for this pongal

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  19. Very authentic and lovely recipe for sangkranti.

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  20. Wish you a very happy new year.. happy makara sankrathi :)

    Love this oe dear.. Looks so perfect and yummy..

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  21. Super tempting crispy undalu..feel like having some.

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  22. Woww.. .mouth watering here.. looks absolutely delicious and perfect..

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  23. Wow..the undalu looking very very yummy...mouth watering and so on....Loved the presentation..perfect for the festival....

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  24. so tempting and really yummy..nice clicks..

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  25. I'm drooling . Beautiful clicks

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  26. Delicious and authentic recipe...looks yummy and your picture makes me drooling..........

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  27. Appam looks too delicious.Amazing clicks

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  28. This sounds so delicious and you have made it perfect!

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  29. Wow tempting balls n delicious ones...
    Please grab the ward waiting for you at my space..:)

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  30. Authentic and traditional. Nice clicks

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