Rice – 2 cups
Grated Jaggery – 1.5 Cups
Sesame Seeds – 1 hand full
Grated Cocunut – 5 tablespoon
Cardamom – 1/2 teaspoon
Vella Seedai Preparation Method:
# Soak the rice and rinse it in water and then spread the rice in a towel till it becomes dry.
# Soak the sesame seeds in water for 30 minutes.
# Now grind the rice in a mixer to a nice powder
# Add jaggery in a pan with 1/2 cup of water and when it dissolves it water take it and strain the jaggery water to avoid sand.
# Again boil the jaggery water along with cocunut and sesame seeds and keep stirring it until the jaggery comes to one string consistency.
# Now remove the jaggery from water and add that to the wet rice powder and mix it well along with cardamom powder.
# Keep this mixture aside for atleast one day.
# The next day, heat required oil in a heavy bottomed pan.
# Make small balls of the vella seedai mixture and drop around 5-6 balls once the oil is hot.
# Deep fry the seedai till it becomes golden color.
# The Delicious Vella Seedai is ready for Neivedhyam for krisnajeyanthi as well as for serving.