Monday, May 24, 2010
Palada Pradhaman : Award and Kheer
It is also happy moment for me. This new blog of mine has received lots of love and support from my fellow bloggers. This post is also to thank Yummy team for sharing with me an award. My first award!!!.
Thank you Yummy team and also all my friends.
Palada - 100 grams
Milk- 3 cups
Condensed milk- 1 ( 14 ounce container)
water- 1 cup
Cardamon pwder- 1/2 tsp
sugar- 2 tsp (if needed)
Cashew nuts and raisins for garnish.
ghee- 1 tsp
Wash palada and soak it in water for about half an hour.
Place a heavy bottom vessel and add in one cup of water and allow it to boil. Add milk into this and allow it boil and reduce a bit .
Now add the palada and cook it. Stir occasionally as there is a tendency for milk and ada to stick to the bottom. Allow the milk to get reduced and creamy and the ada to become soft. Add condensed milk and if necessary the sugar.
( If you do not wish to add condensed milk, you can make it with milk. You 6 cups of milk and 1/2- 3/4 cup of sugar)
Finally add cardamon powder and switch off the flame. Allow to cool a bit. Heat ghee and roast the cashew nuts and raisins and garnish on top (optional).
Palada will have a slight pink color.
Now the award...
Yummy O Yummy has tagged me with an award which I thankfully accept.
As per the rule of this award I has posting my favorite picture. This was taken when we recently visited Kovalam Beach ( Kerala). This photo was taken by my Hubby and we have wonderful memories associated with this picture.
I would love to share this with friends Pranis, Sushma, Kairali sisters,Nitha, Treat & Trick, Gita,
Thank you once again Yummy team.
Hope all of you will try and enjoy Palada Pradhaman