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manoharam recipe

manoharam recipe
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: Tamilnadu cuisine
Servings: 4 cups
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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  • 1.5 cups gram flour
  • 0.5 cups rice flour
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch baking soda
  • 1.5 cups jaggery
  • 1/2 tsp dry ginger powder
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1/4 cup coconut pieces


  • In a mixing bowl, add 1.5 cups green gram flour, 0.5 cups rice flour, salt and baking soda. Mix well. 
  • Add water little by little to make a batter of running consistency more like a dosa batter.
  • Now, heat oil and pour the batter onto the perforated ladle/boondi ladle little at a time and the boondi falls onto the hot oil.
  • let the oil sizzle sound stops, strain and keep it aside. Continue the same process till the batter is complete
  • Take 1.5 cups jaggery in a pan and sprinkle little water in it.
  • Add grated dry ginger/dry ginger powder to it, Add cardamom powder to it. Let it boil and thicken. Put off.
  • Strain the jaggery and add it to the fried boondis little at a time and toss it
  • toss gently, do not mix it. Toss until the jaggery is well mixed.
  • Now, heat ghee in a pan and fry the coconut pieces until reddish. add these coconut pieces to the Boondi jaggery mixture and toss again.