Monday, April 8, 2013

Watermelon Rice Balls with Jaggery



Sizzling Tastebuds Kalyani in this month's magic mingle two ingredients are Watermelon and Rice.
they are really nice ingredients, we can make plenty of recipes , apart from juice or salad.
This jaggery rice balls is one of our Traditional breakfast , Even in my mother in law's house it is everyone’s favorite tiffin.This is a Unique way of making of this ingredient.
I have previosly shared this recipe in arusuvai.com & My Tamil Blog but without watermelon Juice





Watermelon Rice Balls with Jaggery





Ingredients

Basmati rice – 1 glass (200 gram)
Thick Watermelon juice – 150 ml
Jaggery – 150 gram
Grated coconut – 1 cup (req qty)
Cardamom – 2 nos
Salt – a pinch


Method

Wash and soak the rice for half an hour after that broke the rice with your hand and strain the water completely.
In a Tea pan add jaggery, 1 cup of water, pinch of salt and make the jaggery syrup and strain.
In a pressure cooker add washed rice, strained jaggery water,watermelon juice, cardamom (watermelon juice 1 cup + jaggery water 1 cup+ water ¼ cup)  and cook without closing the lid for 5 to 10 minutes.
After 10 minutes close the cooker lid and leave three whistle in a medium heat.
(DO NOT KEEP IT IN A HIGH FLAME,BEFORE CLOSING THE LID CHECK WHETHER THERE IS ENOUGH WATER TO GET THE RICE COOKED ELSE ADD SOME EXTRA WATER TO IT)




When the pressure gets released from the cooker transfer the cooked jaggery watermelon rice into a wide bowl or plate and let it cool for two minutes.

Make medium size balls to the cooked watermelon rice with your wet hand, sprinkle the grated coconut and roll it in a circular movement .Your Mouthwatering flavourful watermelon rice is ready to serve.
For more richness If you want you can add little ghee and chopped nuts.











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20 comments:

Akila said...

Wow what an innovative recipe... super ponga

Julie said...

cutee balls!!

Shama Nagarajan said...

delicious and inviting

Rita Bose said...

Wow! So delicious!! :)
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Priya Anandakumar said...

Very innovative and looks yummy Jaleela.

Sanoli Ghosh said...

Very innovative and interesting recipe.

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Sapana Behl said...

Looks so tasty! Yum

divya said...

Mouthwatering dish.. Nice clicks

Jagruti said...

WOWWWWWW...LOVE TO TRY..THNX 4 LINKING

Sangeetha Priya said...

interesting n love this sweet version sis...

Priya Suresh said...

Woww,omg, unga creativityku aalave illaya,super delicious balls.

Kitchen Queen said...

yummy and tempting balls.

Divya Pramil said...

What an interesting recipe akka..sounds super delicious...!! :)

Maha Gadde said...

An innovative and wonderful luking sweet balls dear.
MAHA

Maha Gadde said...

An innovative and wonderful luking sweet balls dear.
MAHA

Chaitra Dev said...

wow, this looks very unique and lovely. Wud like to taste it straight from the plate.
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runnergirlinthekitchen.blogspot.com said...

Wow so innovative and delicious recipe!

The Pumpkin Farm said...

very innovative way to use rice and watermelon

sushmita pandit said...

That was nice Recipe :-)Sushmita

Shobha said...

Innovative recipe !