Maavilakku | Maa Vilakku Maavu

 Maavilakku | Maa vilakku maavu recipe 

maavilakku | maa vilakku maavu recipe

Maavilakku is an edible diya / lamp made using rice flour and jaggery during the Tamil month of Aadi especially on aadi sevvai (Tuesday)or aadi velli (Friday) or during the month of Puratasi .


Raw rice-1 cup
Jaggery-1 cup
Ghee-2 tbsps


👉Wash and soak the raw rice for 1 hour.
👉Drain water completely and dry the rice in shade by spreading it in a clean cloth/towel for 45 mins.(Note: The rice should have very little moisture).

👉Grind it to fine powder,seive and again grind the flour.

👉Transfer the rice flour to a vessel.
👉Now grind the jaggery just once using the pulse or whip button in your mixie .
👉Add the jaggery to the rice flour and mix well .

👉Knead it to a soft dough by adding ghee/gingelly oil.

👉Now make a pit in the centre .Pour ghee in the middle add wick and light the lamp. 

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