Tidbits From My Grandparents Kitchen
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Try these recipes shared by a writer for whom these tasty treats will always be a reminder of her happy childhood with loving grandparents
As a child, I relished some amazing traditional recipes that belonged to my grandfather and grandmother. With Onam around the corner, I dusted our heirloom cookbook to bring you some simple yet delicious family recipes, straight from a Kerala kitchen.Poochapidi (Sweet Dumplings)Serves 4I love the taste of these sweet little rice balls soaked in flavorful coconut milk. Poochapidi remains a family favorite!Ingredients For the dumplingsrice flour 1.5 cups salt tspsugar 2 tspwater 2 cupsTo grind to a fine pastesalt to tastegrated coconut glassjeera seeds tspFor the milk syrupthin coconut milk 2 cupssugar 4 tbsp (or per your taste) salt tspthick coconut milk cup (for final garnish) Method Making the dumplingsIn a pan, combine the rice flour, salt, sugar and water. Make sure there are no lumps. Heat the mixture in medium flame and stir continuously till the water dries up. Add the ground coconut-jeera mixture.