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Monday, August 29, 2016

Bellam Kudumulu | Teepi Kudumulu | Vinayaka Chavithi Recipes

Bellam Kudumulu is an Authentic Andhra Recipe, made during Vinayaka Chavithi.It is made with Rice flour,jaggery,cardomom & freshly grated coconut  cooked  together to a  thick dough & allowed to cool a little, & flattened into circular disc or roundels & steamed. Finally you get soft smooth kudumulu, with flavour of cardomom. It can also be had as an evening snack.




Bellam Kudumulu

 Prep Time : 10  min. 
Cook Time : 25  minutes.
Recipe Category: Festive Dessert
Recipe  cuisine:Andhra
Yield  :   25  .


Ingredients

Rice flour - 1 cup.
Water - 2 cups.
Jaggery(Grated)  - 3/4 Cup.
Cardomom Powder - 1/4 tsp.
Coconut (Grated) - 1/4 cup.




Method
  • Heat the kadai, add Grated or Powdered Jaggery, melt it with 2 cups of water , till it completely dissolves & filter it  to remove the impurities.
  • Bring the Melted jaggery to rolling boil, add Grated coconut, Cardomom Powder & Rice flour.

  • While adding Rice flour, add Rice flour in one hand, & stir in other hand to avoid lumps.
  • Stir in medium low flame for 5 - 6 minutes, till it gets thick consistency.
  • Finally add 1 tbsp of Ghee to the dough & give a quick Mix. you get the Soft shinning dough.
  • Switch off the stove & cover it,  till it is warm & you can handle it.
  • Then knead the dough well & Grease your hands with Ghee or oil, then  take small lemon sized dough & flatten it into circular disc or you can shape into small or medium size balls as you desire.

  • Steam cook it like we cook idli's for 10 - 12 minutes, on Medium High flame.
  • Now Bellam kudumulu is Ready for Naivedhyam.
Notes
  • Adding Cardomom gives nice flavour to kudumulu.
  • Adding Ghee gives nice shining texture to the dough.
  • After making the dough, cover it with the lid to avoid dryness.
  • you can shape the kudumulu into balls or circular disc, as you desire.
  • you can use idli cooker, or rice cooker or steamer to cook the kudumulu.


4 comments:

Priya Santhamohan said...

Priya @asmallbite
Nice recipe,Iam drooling here...

Srividhya Manikandan said...

happy vinayakar chaturthi.. yummy recipe

Kushi S said...

This looks so beautiful and yummy!

Sundari Nathan said...

wow!! looks super yummy!! Perfectly made!!