Ariselu Recipe

Ariselu Recipe
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A typical sweet served prepared for Makara Sankranthi festival, this south-Indian sweet is a perfection concoction of rice powder, jaggery and sesame seeds and the sweetness of it says it all.
Ariselu Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 9.6 / 10 (21 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 1/4 cup Sesame Seeds
  • 1 kg Rice
  • 3/4 kg Jaggery
  • Oil for deep-frying
  • 1 cup Water
How to make Ariselu:
  • Wash the rice and soak it for about 6 hours.
  • Drain the water and keep the rice on a cloth for drying.
  • Make fine powder by grinding it in a mixie.
  • Shred the jaggery and put it in a pan.
  • Add water to the jaggery and dissolve it by boiling.
  • Make thick syrup of this mixture on low flame.
  • Gradually add ground rice to it and stir constantly. There should not be any lump formation.
  • Remove the pan from fire.
  • Prepare balls out of this mixture.
  • Press the balls on a plastic sheet to shape them in the form of round puris.
  • To decorate, roll the puris lightly in the sesame seeds.
  • Heat oil in another pan.
  • Deep-fry these puris on low flame till dark brown.
  • Ariselu is ready.