October 2, 2010

Ari Unda (Rice balls)

• Rice- 2 cups (I used parboiled rice)

• Jaggery- 1 cup (add more if needed)

• Roasted Cashew nuts -1 cup

• Roasted Peanuts- 1/2 cup (remove the skin)

• Coconut grated- 1 cup


• Dry roast the rice till it’s brown and puffed up and crisp. Grind into fine powder.

• Powder the cashew and peanuts. (U can also leave some nuts in small pieces it gives a nice bite).

• Mix the rice powder, nuts and gated coconut together.

• Melt the Jaggery and strain to remove impurities.

• Add this to the powder mix and mix well.Make sure that the mix gets coated well witht he jaggery. if needed add more.

• Let cool for a while.When its hot enough to touch, make balls.