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Bellam Ariselu / Sweet Rice Cakes

Ingredients :

Rice - 2 cups
Jaggery-1 cups
Sesame Seeds-1/2 cup
Ghee-2 tbsp
Oil-1 cup
Oil to fry


Wash the rice thoroughly and soak them overnight.
Remove water completely.

Now make fine powder of the rice  in a mixer or blender.Sieve the rice powder and if desire grind once again and make a very fine powder.And take this rice flour into a bowl cover with a lid and keep it aside.

 This powder should be little wet don't leave it to dry.
Now make into small pieces or grate the jaggery and add water to just cover the jaggery and start boiling when jaggery melts remove from heat and stein to remove if any dirt in the jaggery.

And bring back to heat and boil in a low flame till it become like a thick syrup.
to check syrup take a 1/2 cup of water and leave a drop of syrup and check that should become like a lump or ball.

When its ready remove from the heat. Then add ghee and rice flour to the syrup slowly and stir well.Make sure hat there no lumps.

 Remove from the heat and add oil mix well to male a soft dough like a chapathi dough.
 Cover and soak the dough with oil.Leave a side for few sec to cool.
Make small balls out of this dough.Now heat oil in a deep  frying pan.
Grease one banana leaf or plastic sheet and put one dough ball on it and press in to a small circle.

 Sprinkle some sesame seeds on it and press in to a thin circle.
Now remove from the plastic  and drop it in to hot oil.
 And fry in low flame till ligh brown and remove from oil and place this ariselu in between two flat ladles or plates and press to remove extra oil.(usually when frying ariselu they absorbs oil so when you remove from the oil you have to press them and remove the extra oil.

 Place them in a tissue to remove the excess oil.
Repeat the procedure till the dough is over.
Spread them in a big plate to cool.

After they become cool store them in a air tight container.

This delicious Ariselu with stay for 3o days.



looks so yummy dear....

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Athirasam looks delicious. i love them.

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal

I am slurping rice here :)


These look perfect.I tried making these once but mine didnt puff up and were hard.Will try your recipe.


Feel like grabbing some..very tempting..


Looks totally yum


This reminds me my collage days..my friend use to bring this to us..looks yummy!!


beautifully elaborated pictorial...thats lot of hardwork. the cakes looks perfect

Jaisy James

looks deli8cious

Nisa Homey

Lovely step by step presentation....it looks perfect.


innovative recipe with wonderful presentation divya..
Tasty appetite


looks fabulous thank you for the colour :)


OMG have to apperciate ur patience and effort in taking this step pictures dear. Awesome job and wonderfully explained. Ariselu is my fav.. thanks for sharing.


I love this but somehow when ever I try this, the paakam doesnt come out well. The dough would become rock hard :(

Rumana Rawat

This must be very delicious:)


must be super yummy, beautiful


Looks so very delicious.

US Masala


Love it very very much but always flop if I try on my own,nice illustrative! cant wait to try it out!


Looks very lovely


nice pictures divya, never had good luck while making ariselu... your version looks so informative.


yummy delicious arisalu..i love these from my grand ma..love your arisalu..


andhavarupu anusha

nice one


The way u describe is tempting me to do that

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