Hayagreeva or Maddi | How to make Hayagreeva or Maddi

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About Hayagreeva or Maddi

It’s a traditional sweet from Karnataka. It’s prepared from split bengal gram or kadale bele or channa dal and jaggery syrup with the flavors of cardamom and richness of dry kopra and dry fruits.

Hayagreeva or Maddi is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Hayagreeva or Maddi by Pavithra M Adiga is a step by step process by which you can learn how to make Hayagreeva or Maddi at your home. It is an easy recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. Hayagreeva or Maddi is a dish which comes from Karnataka cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 5 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Hayagreeva or Maddi takes 180 minute for the preparation and 30 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Hayagreeva or Maddi make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Hayagreeva or Maddi will be the best option for you. The flavor of Hayagreeva or Maddi is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Hayagreeva or Maddi at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

  • Prep Time3Hours
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves5People
Hayagreeva or Maddi

Ingredients to make Hayagreeva or Maddi

  • Split Bengal gram/ kadale bele/ channa dal- 2 ½ cup
  • Jaggery grated- 3 cups
  • Cardamom powder -1 tbsp
  • Grated Dry kopra-1 cup
  • Water – 1 cup
  • Ghee-1/4 cup
  • Dry fruits of choice-1/4 cup

How to make Hayagreeva or Maddi

  1. Soak the split Bengal gram for 2 hours. Pressure cook with little water for four whistles. Sieve the water and keep the cooked dal aside.
  2. Take a deep sauce pan, add little ghee and once the ghee is hot enough, add the dry fruits and sauté well. Keep this aside.
  3. In the same pan, add the grated jaggery, water and start boiling until slightly single thread consistency is achieved.
  4. To this add the cooked dal, mix well. Now add the dry kopra, dry fruits and cardamom powder. Mix well.
  5. Cook the mixture well to get the thick consistency. Add the remaining ghee on top and mix once. Serve hot with extra ghee if required.
My Tip: After adding dal into the jaggery syrup, dal stops cooking. Therefore dal should not be completely mashed or underdone during pressure cooking to get the right consistency of hayagreeva. The water sieved from cooked dal can be used to prepare tasty rasaam.

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Suman Yadav4 months ago
looks so good
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