• Cooking Time:
  • Servings: 2
  • Preparation Time: 30


  • Rice - 1 cup, cooked
  • Milk - 3 cups
  • Kalkandu (Rock Candy) - 1 1/2 cup
  • Ghee - 1 cup
  • Cashewnuts - little
  • Saffron Strands - a pinch
  • Raisins - little
  • Cardamom Powder - a pinch
  • Pachai Karpooram (Edible Camphor) - a small piece


  • Add milk to rice and pressure till done.
  • Remove and mash lightly.
  • Fry the cashewnuts and raisins in ghee. Keep aside.
  • Add enough water to kalkandu and bring to a boil till it reaches an one string consistency.
  • Add the rice and mix well.
  • Add saffron strands, camphor, cardamom powder and mix well.
  • Garnish with the fried cashewnuts and raisins.
  • Serve.


This is a delicious South Indian rock candy recipe that my mom used to make when we were kids.

Categories: Indian 

Website Credit: http://www.awesomecuisine.com/categories/vegetarian

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