Halwai October 28, 2021


• 1 cup Beaten Rice (avalakki)
• 1/2 cup Tamarind juice
• Small piece of Jaggery
• 1 tsp rasam powder
• A pinch of Turmeric powder
• 2 tsp sesame seeds
• Salt to Taste
• For Seasoning:
• 1 tbsp oil
• 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
• 1 tsp Peanuts
• A sprig of Curry leaves


  1. Dry grind the beaten rice coarsely and keep it separately in a bowl.
  2. In another mixing bowl, mix together tamarind juice, jaggery, turmeric powder, rasam powder, salt.
  3. To this mixture, add the coarsely ground beaten rice and mix well.
  4. Allow this mixture to soak for 1/2 hr to 45 mins.
  5. Then, take a kadai and heat the oil.
  6. Add peanuts, curry leaves and mustard seeds to the oil.
  7. When the mustard seeds pop, remove from the stove and add it to the beaten rice mixture.
  8. Finally, dry fry the sesame seeds for 2 mins and dry grind the same to a fine powder.
  9. Add this sesame powder to the mixture and mix well.
  10. This dish can be served.

Recipe courtesy of Sify Bawarchi