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vella seedai recipe

sweet seedai recipe made with jaggery for gokulashtami
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Starters
Cuisine: South Indian
Keyword: gokulasthami recipes, krishna janmashtami, krishna jayanthi, seedai recipe
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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  • 1/4 cup jaggery
  • 2 pods cardamom - crushed
  • 1/2 cup rice flour
  • 1 tbsp urad dal flour
  • 3/4 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 tsp sesame seeds


  • melt the jaggery with little water until melted and add crushed cardamom to it. let it cool completely. 
  • roast urad dal flour until it starts fuming. roast rice flour until it gets powdery and your able to draw a line easily.
  • take the rice flour and urad dal flour and pass it through a sieve. sift it .
  • add sesame seeds and butter to the sifted flour. 
  • crumble well and add water little at a time and make a smooth soft dough.
  • grease palms and pinch a small portion and make smooth soft small balls. .
  • heat oil for deep frying. test the temperature of oil by dropping one ball first and then drop the remaining.
  • fry in medium heat until the sizzle stops. stir inbetween.
  • strain and let it cool completely before serving/storing.