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
- Nel Pori – 4 cup
- Jaggery – ½ cup heaped
- Ghee – 2 tsp
- Water – ¼ cup
- Cardamom powder – ¼ tsp
- Dry ginger powder- ¼ tsp
Clean well and put it in the bowl.
Powder the jaggery. Add jaggery and water in the pan and allow it to dissolve.
When it dissolves strain it.
Again boil till it reaches rolling ball consistency.
You have to add a drop of cooked Jaggery syrup in a bowl of water,
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
Add nel pori and mix well.
Grease the palm with little ghee and make urundais(balls) when it is hot.
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.