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Kambu Maavu Adhirasam

by Praveen Kumar
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Adhirasam
Ingredients:
Kambu Maavu (Pearl Millet Flour) – 1 cup
Jaggery – 1/2 cup, powdered
Sesame Seeds – handful
Oil as required

Method:
1. Combine the flour, jaggery and sesame seeds.
2. Mix well to a hard dough.
3. Make small balls and flatten them using the palm of your hands.
4. Place them on a banana leaf (or a plastic sheet).
5. Heat oil for frying and fry the discs in hot oil (remove the plastic sheet or banana leaf before putting them in oil).
6. Remove and drain excess oil.
7. Sprinkle sesame seeds on top before the oil dries.
8. Serve.

Note: image is for illustration purposes only and not that of the actual recipe.
Image credit: full meals

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2 comments

Una October 27, 2017 - 8:13 am

What is pearl millet flour? Can you use rice flour?

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Praveen Kumar October 27, 2017 - 11:12 am

Pearl Millet is called Bajra in Hindi. In US, its called cattail millet.
You can refer to this wikipedia page her for more details: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pearl_millet#Common_names

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