Athirasa | How to make Athirasa

By Bindiya Sharma  |  22nd Jul 2015  |  
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About Athirasa Recipe

The delicious and mouthwatering Athirasa is enjoyed by all. This dish is often prepared for special occasions including parties or festivals. Athirasa is a good option when you want to cook something different . It is an amazing dish which is liked by people of all age groups. The flavourful ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Athirasa. Bindiya Sharma shared Athirasa recipe which can serve 5 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you learn how to make the delicious Athirasa. Try this delicious Athirasa recipe at home and surprise your family and friends. You can connect with the Bindiya Sharma of Athirasa by commenting on the page. In case you have any questions around the ingredients or cooking process. The Athirasa can also be given a rating. The "What's cooking" feature can be used to share your experience when you make Athirasa with other users


Ingredients to make Athirasa

  • 1 1/2 cups rice
  • 1/4 cup grated coconut
  • 3-5 green cardamoms
  • 1 cup jaggery
  • 2 teaspoons til or sesame seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper powder
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • Vegetable oil for deep frying

How to make Athirasa

  1. Wash and soak rice in water for 2 hours.Meanwhile heat a small pan and add sesame seeds and grated coconut,toast till golden brown.Keep aside.
  2. Now remove water from the soaked rice and blend them in a blender with cardamoms ,black pepper powder and 1/4 cup of water to make a fine paste.Keep aside.
  3. Heat a heavy bottom utensil on medium heat and add grated coconut,sesame seeds and jaggery.Add 3/4 cup of water so that the jaggery gets dissolved easily.
  4. Now add the rice paste and keep stirring the mixture on low flame so that the water gets evaporated and a chapati like dough is formed.The athirasa dough is ready .Take the dough out and let it cool down.
  5. Make small lemon sized balls from the dough and slightly press it between your palms.Deep fry till golden brown, drain well on paper towels to remove excess oil and serve.

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