Monday, November 22, 2010

Maavilakku Maavu

Maavilakku is lamp  lit  for all auspicious occasion.Maavilakku is a  sweet ball made into a  lamp shape and lit with ghee as fuel  .Making Maavilakku makes any occasion festive so i tryed for Karthigai deepam. Its easy and makes u feel divine.Try it...


Raw rice -- 1cup  soaked in milk for half Hour
Jaggery -- 1cube
Cardamom - 2
Ghee and thread for lamp


  • Spread the soaked rice in a paper towel to take out the moisure.
  • Grind it coarsely and keep aside .
  • Grind cardomon and jaggery intopowder then add ground rice and make it into ball .
  • Dont add water make it into hard ball and make a shallow depression for ghee and  thread.
 It can be made into mouth watery dessert  by mixing  the batter with shredded coconut

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