Rice Pudding (Akkaravadisal)
This is one of my personal favorites. I just love the way it tastes - so much so that I choose this whenever a sweet is to be made for auspicious occasions.
rice - 1 cup
mung beans - 1/4 cup
milk - 5 cups
sugar - 1 1/4 cups
ghee / melted butter - 6 tbsp
sliced almonds, raisins - a few
Fry rice and mung beans in a little ghee and pressure cook with milk until soft. Add 1/4 cup water to sugar and boil to 1-string consistency. Add cooked rice and mix well. Mix in the remaining ghee. Garnish with sliced almonds and raisins.