Thiruvathirai Kali (திருவாதிரை களி)

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Thiruvathirai Kali (திருவாதிரை களி)


  • Raw Rice – 1 cup
  • Channa Dal – 2 tbsp
  • Grated Jaggery – 1 ½ cup (According to you taste your can adjust)
  • Grated coconut – 3 tbsp
  • Water – 3 cups
  • Cardamom powder – ¼ tsp
  • Ghee – 2 – 3 tbsp
  • Cashew nuts – 5 pieces


  • Dry roast the raw rice until golden color. And  grind it in the mixie to the rava consistency. (If needed  you can sieve the ground rice, optional)

Kali Rice RoastKali Rice Roast

  • Dry rost the channa dal until golden color. Coarsely grind it in the mixie.
  • Take a heavy bottom pan, boil the water and add the jaggery until it melts. Slowly add the  rice rava(ground rice) and Coarse channa dal, mix it well. Let it cook for 2 minutes in the medium flame.

Melted Kali JaggeryMelted Kali Jaggery

  • Add the ghee , grated coconut ,cardamom powder and mix it well.
  • Transfer this kali in to a vessel (If the kali is very thick you can sprinkle some water and mix it well). And put it into the pressure cooker and cook it for  2 whistles.
  • Garnish it with fried cashew nuts.
  • Serve it hot with kootu.

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  1. Posted by shanthi Reply

    Looks perfect and wonderful. Nice blog

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