Thiruvadharai Kali

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Thiruvathirai Kali


A famous Tamil Nadu recipe made on the auspicious occasion of Tiruvathirai festival.Serve this delicious Thiruvadharai Kali with savory Mixed vegetable Stew to getthe best taste.

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Recipe Facts:


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Total Time

1 hour 15 min

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– Rice – Jaggery – Sugar – Coconut grated – Cashew nuts Chopped – Ghee – Cardamom powder

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– Fry rice till it is golden brown. Let it cool down completely and then grind it into a powder. – Take around 4 ½ cups of water and add the jaggery and sugar to it. 

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Steps 1-2

– At this stage add a tablespoon of ghee and grated coconut to it. Now add the ground rice powder, mix it well and transfer it to a pressure cooker. Let it cook. – Once the pressure releases, open the cooker, mix it up well and check for doneness. 

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Steps 3-4

– The kali would appear shiny and it would be in a rawa upma consistency. – Add the remaining ghee in a small frying pan and fry the cashews in it to golden brown.  Mix well.

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Steps 5-6


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