- Women Shine, Organised a ” Sweet Dish Contest” and we got amazing recipes from our Readers.All the entries were judged by our Chef Neelima Kapoor, Founder of Kapoor’s Cook & Bake.
The Winner is Jyothi Dev from Iilonis
Athirasam- Sweet and Crispy
Soak raw rice 1 cup in plain water for one and a half hours
Drain the water and spread the soaked rice on a towel for 20 min
Now grind it to fine powder and sieve through fine mesh.
Now take jaggery three fourth of a cup
Dissolve in a pan kept on the stove. Keep the flame at medium.
Boil jaggery till the syrup hardens and could be rolled on to a ball.
Now add the sieved flour and mix to form a paste. Add dry ginger powder and
cardamom powder 2 tea spoons each.
Add sesame oil and gingelly oil one tea spoons each
Keep the batter for at least 12 hours. It will ferment and harden.
Now keep a pan of oil of your choice.
When it is sufficiently hot dim the flame to medium.
Keep one sphere of the batter in between two folds of plastic sheets and press with a
small bowl to spread evenly.
Now put it in the oil to turn brown in colour
Keep till brown at medium flame as it has to get cooked from inside.
You will get crispy athirasam sweet and tasty.
Two days it turns slightly soggy and this is the right gut stage to eat.