Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Chalividi(Naagulachavithi Special)

Hai friends today i am coming with Chalividi.This is traditional sweet.This will be prepared mostly on festival days like Naagulachavithi,Gowri punnam,Sivaraathri like main festivals.Some times we used to prepare this on fasting days also.Its compulsory on Naagulachavithi.This can be prepared with the sugar or jaggery.We prepare this with sugar only.For this we have to prepare the fresh rice flour.We should not use the regular flour.First we have to prepare the flour.Ok lets go the recipe.

How to prepare the fresh rice flour.

First take one cup of rice and soak this for 2 to 3 hours.

After 2 hours drain the water and keep it aside for 10 minutes.So that the excess water comes out.

Now take one dry cloth and pour the drained rice on it make it dry for 30 minutes.

After 30 minutes take all the in the jar blend it to very smooth powder.

Take out the flour and now seive it to get smooth flour.

Now the flour is ready to make the Chalividi.

Ingredients :
Fresh rice flour-1 cup
Sugar-1/2 cup
Coconut(grated)-1/4 cup
Ghee-3 to 4 tsp


Take grated cocnut in the bowl.

Add the sugar and 2 tsp of ghee and mix well until the sugar dissolves.

Now add the flour by mixing gently until the nice dough get.It should be like the dough.

Now the Chalividi is ready to serve.

Note:We should not add more flour after the nice texture formed.
If the ghee is more no need to woory it taste good.
This should stay good for 4 to 5 days.
In fridge it is good for 15 days.

Ok u all enjoyed the sweet.


  1. Completely a new recipe to me..Sounds great....

  2. Nicely done... New recipe to me!!

    Do sneak a peek by my blog too when time permits.

  3. Nice chalividi,it came out good.

  4. hi, havent heard of it b4 , sounds grt :) u have a good space in here.
    following u :)

  5. Thank u Sailaja.Try this u will love it.

  6. Thank u very much Sandhya.Sure will go to ur blog dear.

  7. wow authentic recipe Vineela. Perfect post for this Naagula chavithi!

  8. Hi vineela could you pls post the recipie called bonda..(breakfast) ..that we i'll have with coconut chutney do remember us as fast as possible waiting for the recipe ..thanku