Karadaiyan Nonbu Vella Kozhukattai / Nonbu Adai

Karadaiyan Nonbu Vella Kozhukattai / Nonbu Adai

Karadaiyan Nonbu Vella Kozhukattai/ Nonbu adai is a sweet made during the Karadaiyan festival which is celebrated by ladies in Tamil Nadu following the end of Tamil month “masi” and starting of “Panguni”. The married woman prey for long life of their husbands.


Rice flour                          — 1 cup

Jaggery                             — 1- 1 1/4  cup

Karamani brown or white  – 1/4 cup

Grated coconut                  — 1/2 cup

Cardamom powder            — 1 tsp

Cooking time                    : 30 minutes



Text Procedure

Step 1

Dry roast Karamani 1/4 cup. Wash and transfer to cooker vessel. Add 1 1/2 cup water and pressure cook till 6-7 whistles.

Step 2

Take Jaggery 1- 1 1/4 cup. Add 2 1/2 cups water.Heat and melt jaggery

Step 3

Take Rice flour 1 cup and dry roast in medium flame.Stir continuously.Continue till color changes to pale

Step 4

Filter Jaggery water.Boil for 5 minutes.

Step 5

Add grated coconut 1/2 cup and cooked Karamani.


Step 6

Add Cardamom powder 1 tsp and continue boiling for 2 more minutes.

Step 7

Add roasted rice flour

Step 8

Mix well. Switch off the stove and keep aside for 10 minutes.

Step 9

Take some mixture and make a ball. Flatten the ball and press to form
a depression at the center.

Step 10

Steam it for 10 minutes. Nonbu Vella kozhukattai / Nonbu vella adai is ready.Serve with butter.