Here in this blog, I give you a Palathalikalu recipe. Fortunately, the recipe is not as big and complex as the name of this dessert, it’s a pretty easy recipe.
PALATHALIKALU? WHAT? Never could anyone hearing it for the first time imagine that it’s a sweet dish. This is a sweet dish from Andhra Pradesh– prepared during Ganesh Chaturthi. It is basically to South-Indians what’s kheer to North-Indians, only a little more aesthetic–I said what I said.
Come along as we prepare this delicious dessert.
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
1 glass or Cup measuring: 250ml
Milk: 1 litre
Jaggery: 250 grams
Sugar: 50 grams
Rice Flour: 4 glasses (250 ml glasses)
Cashews: 50 grams
Raisins: 50 grams
Ghee: 2 teaspoons
Sago: 50 grams
Let’s begin with the recipe:
Step 1: Soak Sago for 1 hour
HOW TO MAKE THE DOUGH FOR THALIKALU/RICE NOODLES
Step 2: Add 1 tsp mashed jaggery to 1 cup water and boil.
Step 3: In a bowl add 2 tsp rice flour to little water.
Step 4: Add this mix into boiling jaggery juice. Now mix by stirring continuously for 5 minutes on low flame till bubbles are seen.
Step 5: In 4 glasses of rice flour, add this content and prepare a smooth dough.
PREPARATION OF PALATHALIKALU
Step 6: Next add 1 litre of toned milk to 1/2 litre water and turn the flame on.
Step 7: Once the milk is boiled, add soaked sago.
PREPARATION OF RICE NOODLES
Step 8: Insert the dough into the Palathalikalu-maker.
Step 9: When the sago becomes transparent, in the boiling milk slowly leave the chakralu in a spiral pattern.
Step 10: Don’t mix it with a spoon, and then do it again with the rest of the dough.
Step 11: Add 1 tablespoon of dough with a little water to it for thickness.
Step 12: Cook for 4-5 minutes, stir using a spoon and turn off the flame.
(Do not overcook as it can make them hard and dense.)
Step 13: On high flame, add 250 grams jaggery and 50 grams sugar to 1 cup of water
Step 14: Turn off the burner once the jaggery syrup has thickened and let it cool.
Step 15: Filter jaggery syrup to Palathalikalu
Step 16: Heat 2 teaspoons of ghee and fry cashews & raisins.
Step 17: Add fried raisins, cashews and cardamom-powder to Palathalikalu.
Our tasty Palathalikalu is ready. Don’t forget to serve it with a smile and lots of love.
This was a quick Palathalikalu recipe. Make sure to try it. I assure you, it will be worth it and you’ll most definitely try it again. It will not only complete your meal but also make your heart happy.