Prepare time: 30 min  Serves: 5  Cuisine: Andhra


  •   Rice flour 1 cup
  •   Powdered sugar 3/4 cup + 1 tbsp, powdered
  •   Coconut 2 tbsps, freshly grated (optional)
  •   Cardamom powder 1/2 tsp
  •   Milk few tsps
  •   Ghee 1 tbsp

Method for making Chalimidi

  1. Take a bowl, add freshly ground fine rice flour. Add grated coconut, powdered sugar and cardamom powder and mix.
  2. Add ghee and mix well. Add little milk, tsp at a time and make a soft dough.
  3. Remove to a serving bowl. You can make smaller balls of the Chalimidi dough or make a single large ball and offer as Prasadam.


  •   To make rice flour, soak 1 cup raw rice in water overnight. Next day, drain water and dry the rice on a cloth for 20-30 mins. Grind the rice to a fine powder. Sieve and use the fine rice flour. Grind the remaining coarse rice grains to make a fine powder.



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