“Nalumani palaharam”( as we call in Kerala or 4 o’clock tea time snacks are quite an important one. I find this very useful time to eat. It reduces the extreme hunger towards dinner. Giving me the sense to make time for portion control and sensible choices for dinner. Most days I manage this with fruits.. And then it comes to some days which really plagues my head with all the elaborate yummy yummy I see on other blogs or instagram…
It’s on these days when my head craves for those crazy deep-fried ones. I try a trade with my heart loved one… “Aval nanachathu,”, sweet rice flakes. There are my arguments I put forth to myself to do the convincing, which you could try too…
It is :
- Sweet is treat
- No slog
- No cooking needed
- Light eat
- And I don’t tell myself it is healthy.
I hope now you too are thinking about it. Now, let me tell you a dessert under 5 minutes is definitely god send.
Yes, you will find a tiny bit of this rice flakes dessert on the little piece of banana leaf you receive at the temple if you are lucky with a piece of banana. It is a very of prasadam or naivedyam.
Now for the combinations
You could additionally flavour this
- with a pinch of cardamom or nutmeg
- chop up a banana to it
- a two of sesame seeds to it
- some crushed basil.
I often keep it plain and simple as I love the taste of freshly grated coconut.
I hope you love this recipe too as much as I do. Watch the process through this videolink and scroll down for the exact measurements and ingredients.
And before a aideu for this week… Never miss your meals.
Check out a few more quick and easy snackables
Enjoy your week.