Andhra Style Paakundalu/ Pakam Undalu Recipe (Rice flour Coconut Fritters)
A sweet dish made with just rice, freshly grated coconut and jaggery which is fried in a kuzhi paniyaram pan till golden brown.
Andhra Style Paakundalu/ Pakam Undalu Recipe (Rice flour Coconut Fritters) is an authentic sweet prepared in Andhra during a very famous festival of theirs called “Makara Sankranthi. The sweet has very few ingredients and is easy to make, all you need to do it make the rice flour batter and keep it ready.
If you are looking for more sweet recipes here are some:
- 1 cup Rice , soaked overnight and ground
- 1/4 cup Jaggery
- 1/2 cup Fresh coconut
- 1 teaspoon Cardamom Powder (Elaichi)
- Ghee , or oil for cooking
How to make Andhra Style Paakundalu/ Pakam Undalu Recipe (Rice flour Coconut Fritters)
To begin making the Andhra Style Paakundalu by soaking the rice in water for overnight. Add rice and little bit of water and grind it into a smooth batter. Keep it aside.
Heat a sauce pan with jaggery, allow the jaggery to melt and add the cardamom powder and freshly grated coconut and mix well.
Add this into the rice batter and mix. You can add little water to create thick batter to pour it into a kuzhi paniyaram pan.
Heat a paniyaram pan, add ghee or oil in each depression and pour some batter into it. Cook the Sweet Paniyarams till they turn light brown from one side, then flip each paniyaram using a skewer and cook them the other side. Add ghee or oil as needed.
Once cooked and they light brown from both sides, transfer them to a plate and serve hot.