Apr 25, 2008

Venthaya ( Methi ) Kali

This is my husband's fav one.Methi is
very good for our body .It is very good
for reducing heat in human body.This
is my MIL's recipe
Urad dhal - 1 cup
Rice - 1/4 cup
Venthayam - 1 tsp
Jaggery - 1 cup
water - 2 cups
cardomom powder - 1 tsp
ghee - 1 tblsp
Cashew - 10
  • Dry roast urad dhal,rice,and venthayam till nice aroma comes out.
  • Grind it to a nice powder and sieve it.
  • In a thick bottomed vessel add water and urad dhal powder.
  • Mix well without forming lumps.
  • Now keep the vessel in the stove.
  • In a medium flame let it cook.
  • Stir it continuously.
  • After 5 min when it forms a thick batter add jaggery.
  • Stir well.
  • When it thickens add cardamom powder .
  • Fry the cashew in ghee in another kadai.
  • Add this to the Kali.
  • Keep in the low flame for another 2 min.

Generally we take kali for the

breakfast.This is my entry to Easy Crafts sun n fun event.


Cham said...

Is that a sweet? seeing the title i thought ragi kali, never tasted before but looks delicious Kamala...

Dhivya said...

have tasted once in my frined's home:))indeed a cool one..great entry kamala:)

Uma said...

never heard of this. looks like a delicious dessert. Yum!

Divya Vikram said...

healthy one..Havent heard of this..nice entry dear

Divya Vikram said...

healthy one..Havent heard of this..nice entry dear

easycrafts said...

This is new to me too...thanks for this cooler to the event

ANJALI J. said...

thats new to me.. sounds good.. will try. i just got methi today from the grocery :)

Siri said...

Wow, I never heard of this dish! looks yumm. Thanks for dropping by my blog..:D


Divya Vikram said...

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ANJALI J. said...

he congrats kamala on ur yummy blog award.. u deserve it :) im happy for u.

Andhra Flavors said...

never heard of this, Thanks for sharing.

Roopa said...

Wow this is a new sweet for me !! Looks so nice :) We also use methi to prepare Kheer with milk. I never used Urad to make a sweet till now, ur looks like a must try :)

vrd said...

nice recipies.