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Monday, August 3, 2009

Halubayi / Coconut Rice Halwa

Ingredients:
1/2 cup White Rice (Sona Masuri Preferred)
1 cup grated Coconut
1 - 1 1/4 cup of  grated Jaggary / Bella
2 Cardamom / Elachi / Elakki
Pinch of Salt

Recipe:
Soak rice in water for about 3-4 hrs. Wash soaked rice in water for about 2-3 times, grind soaked rice, coconut, cardamom into smooth paste by adding sufficient amount of water. Add grated jaggary to this ground mixture and grind them together for about 1-2 mins. Add little amount of salt and mix well. Add required amount of water and mix well. The consistency of the batter should be that of milk.
Heat thick bottomed vessel and add this ground batter. Keep stirring the mixture and cook them in high flame until it starts thickening. Then stir the mixture in low flame for about 15-20 mins until it leaves from bottom.
Pour this halubayi in a plate and spread it using one flat spoon as shown in the picture below. 

After 5 mins cut them into square pieces as shown in the picture below.

Separate each pieces as shown in the picture below. Serve hot along with ghee.

3 comments:

ವನಿತಾ / Vanitha said...

Hi..It has come out really good..I remember amma was preparing this..but illi maneli ibru sweet thinthavilla..:(

ಗೀತಾ ಗಣಪತಿ said...

thank u so much for posting this. I was searching for the same as ganesha chaturthi is approaching.
you are doing a very good job of posting the recipe with every small detail and beautiful pictures.

Vidya said...

Haalubai looks soo tempting Krishnaveni.. has bilkul its original look..