Athirasa

posted Apr 1, 2013, 5:44 PM by Sri Lankan Food Recipes   [ updated Apr 8, 2013, 7:36 PM ]

Ingredients – [35 – 40]

 5000  g  Rice soaked and pounded and sieved well or
 60  g  Small pieces of rice roasted well
 500  ml  Coconut or Kithul Treacle
 1  bottle  Coconut oil
 2  teaspoon  Cardamoms


Athirasa


Method

Boil the Treacle and then add rice flour and small pieces of roasted rice until a stuff mixture is formed. Continue to cook in very low flame .

Mix well until the mixture form into a ball. 
Pour into a lightly oiled board and allow it to cool.

Add 2 cups of water to the used pan and boil until the left over mixture turns in to starch.
Use it to knead the stiff dough until very pliable and free from cracks.

Make small size balls and then form into small flat cakes dipping fingers into oil.

Fry in deep oil.

Drain off excess oil.