A pudding prepared using Rice and Bengal Gram. This is commonly prepared during festivals.
Time Required: 25 Minutes
2 Cups Rice
1/2 Cup Kadalebele / Channa dal / Bengal Gram
2 Cups Jaggery, Grated
1tsp Cardamom Powder
5 tbsp Dry Coconut, Grated and roasted or 1 Cup Fresh Coconut Milk
2tbsp Ghee / Clarified Butter
Dry fruits roasted in Ghee (Optional)
Cook Rice and Bengal Gram together until soft.
Remove the cooked rice to a thick-bottomed pan.
Add Jaggery and let it melt.
Add Ghee and Coconut Milk and mix well.
Cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Serve Akki Kadalebele Payasa either hot or cold.