Kayi hurittu is a highly traditional, forgotten sweet snack recipe of Karnataka. This recipe is primarily associated with my mother’s native place and is known to very few people. You should try it to truly appreciate its taste. Anyone who has tasted this recipe will undoubtedly be compelled to give it a try again. It is an incredibly addictive sweet treat.
The key ingredients used in this recipe are homemade rice flour, grated coconut, and a choice between jaggery or sugar. The rice flour is prepared at home, ensuring its freshness and quality. The addition of coconut adds a delightful texture and flavor to the snack. As for the sweetener, either jaggery or sugar can be used, allowing for personal preference or regional variations. Both options impart a pleasant sweetness that balances well with the other ingredients.
Wondering how to make rice flour at home? Look no further, here’s the link that will guide you through the process. – “how to make rice flour at home “
This is a vegan and gluten free recipe.
- 1 cup homemade rice flour | toleda akki hittu (recipe in description box)
- 2 cups of grated coconut (or little more)
- Sugar or jaggery to taste
- Take the rice flour in a bowl
- Grind or pulse the grated coconut to ensure an even size. Next, bring all the ingredients together, press them firmly, cover the mixture, and set it aside for 2 to 3 hours.
- Heat a thick-bottomed pan on medium-low heat, and once hot, add a ladleful of the rice flour-coconut mixture. Proceed to roast it until it reaches a desired texture and color.
- You can roast it on low heat as well.
- Roast it until this mix turn golden brown color,( water has to evaporate and the raw smell disappears)
- Transfer it onto a plate.
- Repeat the same procedure with the remaining mix.
- Turn off the heat, add the roasted coconut -rice flour and mix it well.
- Remove it from the stove, and let it cool,(do not cover it)
- Powder 1/2 cup sugar and keep it ready.
- Add powdered sugar, mix it well. You can add powdered jaggery as well
- Quantity of the sugar depends on your taste
- kayi hurittu is ready to eat.
- It can be stored for a month or 3 to 4 months if refrigerated