Dodol

Goan Dodol is a popular Goan sweet which is soft, sweet, texture like pudding. It just melts in your mouth leaving a burst of flavors on your mouth palette. Goans make this sweet for Christmas! It makes use of simple ingredients, main ingredients being coconut milk and Goan plam jaggery. but the entire process is a bit tedious due to the continuous stirring that is required. You get this classic dessert ready in packets sold across Goa.
  • Passive
    12 Hours
  • Prep
    15 minutes
  • Cook
    1.5 Hours
  • Servings
    30 People

Ingredients

  • 250 grams Rice flour (add sufficient water and make thick paste)
  • 400 grams Goan Palm jaggery
  • 2 cans Coconut Milk (800 ml)
  • 200 grams Cashwenuts (broken into pieces)
  • 1/2 tsp Salt

Instructions

  • 1 Break jaggery into pieces and soak in warm water till dissolved. Strain it into the flour paste.
  • 2 Add coconut milk to a vessel and bring it to a boil. Mix the rice paste and jaggery mixture.
  • 3 Keep stirring on medium low flame till it thickens
  • 4 When it changes color , add cashews at this stage along with salt.
  • 5 Keep stirring till it starts to leave sides of vessel and quiet a thick mixture.
  • 6 Pour the dodol mixture into a greased plate or an aluminum foil container. Let it cool and set overnight.
  • 7 Cut into pieces and serve.

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