Thursday, October 23, 2014

Panchkadayi

This is my traditional and favourite sweet since childhood days .......Happy Diwali everyone posting one of my fav sweets...

Ingredients

1 1/2  cups Freshly grated coconut

1 cup Jaggary

2 tbsp Roasted black black sesame seeds

5-6 green cardamom 

1/4 cup mix of chana dal and Yellow moong dal

6-7 whole cashews broken into bits 

1  & 1/2 cups of water

Method 

  1. Now wash and dry roast black sesame seeds and keep aside.
  2. In pan dry roast chana dal, moong dal. Now grind this along with elaichi and grind coarsely.(Just one whizz is fine don't grind too much).
  3. Roast cashews and keep aside.
  4. In pan add jaggary add water and mix well and switch on the gas and allow it to come to a boil and reduce a bit.
  5. Now add grated coconut to the jaggary and boil till the jaggary syrup gets well soaked in the coconut and then switch off the gas.
  6. Now add the coarsely ground dal, add cashews and roasted sesame seeds and mix well. Serve...it tastes simply Awesome.