Thiruvathirai Kali

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Thiruvathirai kali is special on thiruvathira is a Hindu festival celebrated in India. also called as Arudra darshan festival (Also known as Arudra Darshan | Thiruvadhirai Vrata | Ardra Darshana Vrata). lets see how to prepare this recipe with simple methods.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Served AsDesserts
Servings 5


  • Raw rice – 1 cup
  • Jaggery – 1 ¼ cup
  • Water as required
  • Ghee – 4 table spoons
  • Cardamom – 1 teaspoon
  • Cashew nut – 10 no’s
  • Raisins – 10 no’s
  • Coconut – ½ hand full cut in to small pieces optional


  • First take a fry pan in that add raw rice and fry till it become golden brown colour and we get nice aroma (Don’t over fry because it destroy the real taste)
  • Next transfer the fried rice in to mixer and grind into semi coarse powder (like rava)
  • Now take a sauce pan in that add scrambled jaggery, then add 1 cup water and allow it boil.
  • When the jaggery fully dissolved in water then switch off the stove and drain the impurities from jaggery.
  • Take jaggery in another pan and slowly add the broken rice in jaggery syrup. (Mix carefully to avoid lumps)
  • Cook till the raw broken rice absorb all the jaggery syrup at low flame, in mean while add ghee at time interval to avoid non sticky.(stir occasionally)
  • Now add powdered cardamom and mix well the kali.
  • Next transfer kali in to silver pan and put in to cooker then cook up to three whistles.
  • After pressure will be down take it from the cooker and now add ghee in a pan then fry cashew and coconut pieces and raisins then pour in to thiruvadirai kali and mix well.
  • Traditional and tasty Thiruvathirai kali recipe is ready to serve.
  • Serve this Thiruvathirai kali recipe with thiruvadirai sambar it is a good combination.


  • Thiruvathirai Kali recipe is a festival recipe
  • Thiruvathirai Kali / thiruvadhirai Kali / Thiruvathira Kali / Thiruvathira Recipe / Thiruvadira

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