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Akkaravadisal Recipe

Creamy and delicious akkaravadisal which taste so rich and decadent. This can be served on any special occasions.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian, South Indian
Servings 4 servings


  • Basmati Rice - ½ cup
  • Yellow Split Moongdal / Pasiparuppu - ¼ cup
  • Sugar - ½ cup
  • Milk - 3 cup
  • Water - 1 cup
  • Cardamom Powder - 1 tsp
  • Saffron a pinch
  • Ghee - 2 tblspn + 1 tsp
  • Cashews - 10
  • Kishmish - 15


  • Wash rice and dal together and soak them for 30 mins. Soak saffron in 1 tblspn of milk.
  • Now take a heavy bottom pan, add in a tsp of ghee. Add the soaked drained rice and dal and fry for few mins.
  • Now add in milk and water. Bring it to boil, simmer the stove and cook on a low heat for 30 to 35 mins till the rice and dal is completely cooked and mashed up. Keep stiring often.
  • Now add in sugar and some more milk if needed. Keep stiring, or it will burn.
  • Once everything is mixed and the mixture has got thick, add in cardamom powder and saffron milk. Mix well.
  • Now fry cashews and kishmish in ghee and pour that over the rice.
  • Mix well.
  • Let it cool so it will get even thicker and then Serve.


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