Nel Pori Urundai

Nel Pori Urundai
Nel Pori Urundai / Karthigai Recipes
Nel Pori Urundai is usually made during Karthigai deepam and is offered to god as neivedhiyam. You can also try this easy and simple recipe and share your comments with me.
Let us see how to make Nel Pori Urundai
Nel Pori Urundai

Here is the quick video

Preparation time   - 10 minutes
Cooking time   - 30 minutes
Yield    - 20 urundai
Nel  Pori -  4 cup
Jaggery – ½ cup heaped
Ghee - 2 tsp
Water – ¼ cup
Cardamom powder - ¼ tsp
Dry ginger powder- ¼ tsp
Remove husk. Clean well and put it in the bowl. Powder the jaggery. Add jaggery and water in the pan and allow it to dissolve.
Nel Pori Urundai

When it dissolves strain it.
Nel Pori Urundai
Again boil till it reaches rolling ball consistency. You have to add a drop of cooked Jaggery syrup in a bowl of water,
Nel Pori Urundai

 then you should be able to roll like a ball. That is called rolling ball consistency.At this stage add cardamom powder and dry ginger powder.

Nel Pori Urundai
Add nel pori and mix well.
Nel Pori Urundai

Grease the palm with little ghee and make urundais(balls) when it is hot.
Nel Pori Urundai

You can wet the palm in water and make urundai.  When it is very hot you can wet or else you can make it with ghee.
Don’t wet all the time. If you wet all the time, the pori urundai will loose its crispness.
You can use rice flour instead of water.
You can add coconut bits and fried gram too.
Nel Pori Urundai


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