Puffed Channa dal/Pottu kadalai mittai:
Pottu kadalai is normally used in our kitchen. We know that it is used for Chutney. Coarse grind Channa is used for all vegetable stir fries and also it is a great supporter in kitchen it acts a as liquid thickener and added in case of excess salt. It helps us in many ways. We are now using this Puffed channa for making yummy Mittai.
Puffed Channa-1 cup (can make in fried and broken ground nuts)
Jaggery powdered-3/4 cup
Elaichi powder-1/4 tsp
Take pan add powdered Jaggery sprinkle some water melt in low flame , filter it.
Bring it to boil again for 3-5 minutes so as to make pearl consistency,Check by dropping it in a cup of water it will not dissolve , it stays as such without any change.
Now switch off stove and add Puffed channa dal and elaichi powder to it , mix well and keep aside till it reduces to warm temperature.
Wet your hands to make small lemon sized balls.
When it cools down, store it in air tight container.