This is again a very traditional sweet prepared mainly during diwali and other festivals in most of the tamilian homes.It is prepared with jaggery and gram dhal and one variation of the same sweet is that , sometimes it is also prepared with green gram dhal too.My daughter is not fond of sweet, and if at all she eats, then it has to be prepared with jaggery and not sugar and this is one such sweet which she likes. This is my post for Day 2 of Blogging Marathon#23 of week 2 under the theme traditional sweets
Recipe source: Jeyashri's kitchen

Gram dhal       1/2 cup
Jaggery           1/2 cup
Cashew nuts  few
Ghee             2 tbsp
Cardamom powder   1/4 tsp

Dry roast the dhal in a pan for 2 minutes. Let it cool
Soak the dhal in water for 3 hours
Drain all the water and grind it into a smooth paste in a mixer
Grease a bowl and steam this ground dhal in it for 10 minutes. Let it cool
Now add the jaggery with very little water to a pan and boil till you get 1 thread consistency
Now add the steamed dhall to it and mix well. Contiue to cook till it reaches a very grainy consistency(dry)
Swtich off the fire and keep it aside
Now add the ghee to the pan and heat it. Add the cut cashew to it and when golden brown add it to the prepared dish. Mix well and serve!!!!

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