Hyagreeva Maddi Recipe | Hyagriva maddi | Chana Dal Halwa recipe with step by step pictures and instructions. Hyagreeva maddi is popular sweet recipe from Udupi cuisine made with chana dal, jaggery and coconut. It is offered as prasadam to Lord Vishnu. Hyagreeva is one of the avatar of Lord Vishnu and it is named after him.
One of the most popular recipe made during festivals and occasions in Udupi. Don't forget to try this sweet for Diwali. It is one of the simple recipe where there is no consistency involved so beginners can try this sweet. Method of preparation is quite similar to how we make suffing for Poli. But there is difference in taste and texture.
Monday again and theme for this week in FoodieMondayBloghop group is #268TropicalCoconut suggested by me. I had few coconut recipes in my drafts so suggested recipes using coconut or Srilankan recipes. Coconut won with maximum votes. My humble contribution for the theme is Hyagreeva maddi.
Do try and let me know your feedback. You can also try the below recipes.
How to make Hyagreeva Maddi with step by step pictures
Wash and soak chana dal for 1-2 hours.
Take chana dal along with water in cooker and pressure cook for 2-3 whistles.
Drain the water completely and mash them slightly.
Roast the cashews in ghee till golden and keep it ready.
Take jaggery in a pan.
Allow it to melt slowly in flame.
Once it melts add the chana dal mixture and mix.
Keep stirring in low flame till it becomes thick. Now add the grated coconut
Then add dry ginger powder and cardamom powder.
Finally add the roasted cashews and mix.
Switch off the flame and chana dal halwa is ready. Enjoy them hot or cold.
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