08/20/13

Chettinad Kavuni Arisi/Black Rice Pudding

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Today, august 20 is a memorable day in my life. Yes, the day I met my beloved husband for the very first time 6 years back. I decided to do one of his most loved dessert ‘Kavuni Arisi’.

Kavuni Arisi or Black Rice Pudding is a delicacy from the prestigious Chettinad Cuisine of Southern India. It is made using soft cooked sticky Black rice (thanks to Asian stores/Chinese stores) or Karuppu arisi (Kavuni arisi) along with sugar, coconut & cardamom. A Chettinad feast is totally incomplete without serving this popular sweet. Continue reading