Vella Seedai

Vella Seedai is prepared as a regular sweet by all south Indians. There are many variations and some add sugar and the others jaggery or karuppatti. In chettinad this particular recipe is called as karuppatti seedaikkai. This I shall post later when I make it.
Now for the gokulashtami I have tried out vella seedai. You can also try and make this wonderfully tasty recipe.
Vella Seedai

Vella Seedai Ingredients:
Raw rice flour - 1 cup
Urad dal flour - 2 tsp
Butter - 1 tblsp
Sesame seed - ½ tblsp
Jaggery - ¾ cup
Coconut - 1 tblsp
Cardamom powder - 2 pinch
Water - 2 tblsp
Oil - for frying
Vella Seedai Method:
Add jaggery and water in a pan and boil till the jaggery melts. Strain the jaggery syrup and keep aside.
Vella Seedai

Mix all the ingredients in a bowl. Add jaggery syrup little by little and make smooth dough.
Vella Seedai

Make marble size balls out of it. Heat oil in a frying pan and add the seedai in batches. Stir often. Fry all the sides in to golden brown till the shhh sound subsides.
Vella Seedai

 Store it the air tight container and use it for 15 days.

Vella Seedai


Note:
Add jaggery syrup little by little while kneading the dough.
Don’t add more water while making the jaggery syrup.
Crack will appear while frying the seedai (don’t bother), then only seedai will taste good and be soft.
Vella Seedai


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