Traditional Indian Recipes

BELLAM UNDRALLU – VINAYAKA CHATURITHI RECIPE

Bellam Undrallu is a traditional recipe that is prepared during Vinayaka Chaturithi in Andhra and Telangana states as Prasadam that is offered to Lord Ganesha.

Bellam Undrallu is prepared using rice powder, jaggery and grated coconut. Bellam Undrallu is one of the favorite recipes for Lord Vinayaka.

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Ingredients:

For rice balls:

Rice flour                              2 cups

Water                                    4 cups

Salt                                         a pinch

Ghee                                      1 tsp

For the jaggery sauce:

Water                                       4 cups

Jaggery                                  200 gms

Coconut (grated)                1 ½ cup

Cardamom powder           ½ tsp

Procedure for preparing Bellam Undrallu:

For preparing rice balls:

  1. Put a vessel on the stove add into it water, pinch of salt and rice flour and keep stirring so that no lumps are formed.
  2. Reduce the flame to low and let it cook for 4 -5 minutes or until it forms a dough consistency.
  3. Put off the flame and bring down the vessel and allow the contents to cool. It takes about 15 minutes to get semi-cool.
  4. When the rice mixture is warm enough to handle, grease your hands with little ghee and knead the mixture to make soft dough.
  5. Grease your hands with ghee and make small balls out of the dough, place it on a plate and keep it aside.

For preparing jaggery sauce:

  1. Put a vessel on the stove add into it water and jaggery and boil it.
  2. Strain the jaggery syrup for any impurities.
  3. Take another vessel add to it jaggery syrup and reduce the flame to low and keep stirring for 8–10 minutes till the jaggery syrup attains a thick consistency.
  4. Add to it grated coconut and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add the rice balls and cook for 5 minutes on low flame. Put off the flame.
  6. Add cardamom powder.

Bellam Undrallu is ready.

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