Recipe Name: Pori Urundal or Puffed Rice Ball
Cuisine: Tamil nadu
Recipe Main Ingredient: Puffed rice
Recipe Brief Description : Tamil nadu tradition sweet dish made with pufffed rice and jagger. It’s in a round shape.
Puffed rice – 3 cup
Aval Pori - 2 cup
Jaggery - 3/4 cup
Cardamom powder - 1 tbsp
Sliced coconut bits - 4 tbsp
Dry ginger powder - 3/4 tbsp
Ghee or clarified butter - 2 tbsp
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Heat one cup of jaggery in a pan along with ¼ cup water. Once jaggery melts and starts boiling filter it, to remove dirt. Add the filtered jaggery syrup back to the pan and boil over medium heat.
Heat ghee in a pan and fry the grated coconut.
Add half of grated coconut in a wide bowl along with pori and mix well. Keep a bowl of water next to the stove.
After the syrup starts thickening and vigorously boiling, add a couple of drops to the bowl with water. Add half of the cardamom powder and ½ tbsp dry ginger powder to the syrup.
Slowly pour the syrup over the pori and mix well. Grease your palms with ghee and make balls when it hot. Now pori urundai is ready.