Wednesday, 15 August 2012

Sweetdish from the land of paradise!!!

Goa is a land of paradise. Lakhs of people visits this land for enjoyment and rejuvenation. So why not a sweet dish from this land of fun?

This is a traditional dish from my in-laws family. I got to try this dish when my sister-in-law visited me this monsoon. It's a very easy to prepare and not a time consuming dish.

So let’s start making this tasty sweet dish - Mangane.

Ingredients (4 portions):-

Coconut milk – 500 ml                                 
Tapioca (Sabudana) – 50 Gm     
Chana Dal – 20 Gm
Jaggery – 4 Tbsp
Sugar – As per Taste
Cardamom powder – 1 Tbsp
Broken cashew nuts – 2 Tbsp
Raisins – 1 Tbsp


Soak Tapioca for half an hour.

Boil the chana dal separately till it cook completely, preferably in a pressure cooker. (7-8 whistles)

Keep a vessel on low flame and start cooking tapioca with little of water.

Add boiled dal and coconut milk to the tapioca and stir continuously.

Add cardamom powder, cashew nut pieces and raisins to the mixture.

Add jaggery and little bit of sugar for taste and colour and cook further for few more minutes.

At last check for consistency, coating the spoon.

Serve warm and enjoy.