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Traditional Manoharam Recipe

By Srividhya Ravikumar (GoodFood Community)
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  • Easy
  • Makes 30 nos
Manoharam is a traditional recipe In Every south Indian brahmin family, especially during weddings or family occasions.


  • Rice Flour : 2 cups
  • Urad dal flour : 2 tbsps
  • Ghee : 2 tbsps,Salt: a pinch
  • Jaggery : 2 1/2 cups, Cardamom Powder -
  • Oil for deep frying


  • STEP 1
    In a wide bowl,mix rice flour,urad dal flour,ghee ,salt and mix throughly. Sprinkle some water and prepare a dough. Take small quantities of this dough and fill in a press ( Thenkuzhal achu).
  • STEP 2
    Heat oil in a pan,press the mould over hot oil and allow the thenkuzhal to fry till golden brown. Breakdown the full thenkuzhal into small pieces. Dissolve the jaggery in 1/2 cup water and filter it.
  • STEP 3
    gain heat up the jaggery water,Take a little water in a cup,add few drops of jaggery syrup,if it forms like a ball then remove from flame. Add cardamom powder and add the syrup to the broken murukku mix well.
  • STEP 4
    While still worm ,press firmly into lemon sized balls. YUMMY MAHOHARAM IS READY NOW...:)
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