Saturday, December 26, 2009

Goan Christmas Sweet : Dodol

·         3 coconut
·         ½ cup Goan rice flour (sieve)
·         750 gms coconut jaggery
·         1 spoon sugar
·         50 gms cashew nuts

Grate coconut and extract coconut milk by grinding the coconut with warm water. Strain and squeeze the coconut so as to get 1 liter thick milk (for the first time) and 1 liter coconut milk (for the second time).

In a pan (copper vessel), add coconut milk which was extracted for the second time, sugar, jaggery, rice flour and stir well to avoid lumps. Keep it on slow fire and stir continuously till it become little thick. Now add the remaining thick coconut milk and cashew nuts slowly and continue to stir till the whole mixture is well thickened and begins to leave the sides of the pan. once it starts giving out oil, pour it in a dish and leave it to cool. Cut and serve.