Thiruvathira recipes| kerala recipes | Koova payasam | arrow root dessert
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Koova podi / arrow root powder
dry ginger powder
Mix the arrow root powder/ koova podi in 1/2 cup water until lumps free.
add cardamom powder, cumin powder and dry ginger powder to it.
meanwhile, melt the jaggery in 1 cup water. let it come to a boil.
let it become warm and then strain and add it to the arrow root mix.
now add grated coconut, 1.5 cups water and ghee. mix well.
until now, we haven't placed the vessel on stove. after mixing everything together. place it on the stove and cook in simmer
cook in simmer while stirring continuously.
it thickens in few minutes. stop when you reach the desired consistency.
some even add chopped bananas finally for an added flavour.