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Arrow Root Cubes

The name was given by me , you can also call arrow root Halwa or Arrow root Pudding


When you first see these defnitely you will think they are Kinnathappam ,or a pudding but even if you taste you wont understand . This is a traditional Iftar recipe mainly  in Thrissur areas. The recipe is soo simple that it will done in hardly 15 mins and take little time to mcool down …… 🙂 this is a must try and it will a huge hit

Arrow root is also known as Koova podi (In malayalam ) and is really good for Stomach , it has so many special qualities .

This Eid i made these in my cousins House , as they all loved it . So lets GO straight away in to the recipe


                                    Arrow root cubes


  • Arrow root Powder/ Koova podi – 1 cup *
  • Sugar – 1 cup
  • Coconut milk – 2 1/2 cup*
  • Water 1/2 cup
  • Cardamon powder- 1/2 tsp


  • Grease and keep a tray aside
  • You need a heavy bottom pan
  • Add Arrow root powder , sugar , Cardamon powder, coconut milk and water into the pan and mix well without lumps
  • Now keep the pan in flame, Flame should be in medium range
  • Use a wooden spoon to stir well , in 5 minutes you can see it starts to get thick
  • Keep on mixing until The mixture is thick enough and leaves from the sides
  • Transfer to the greased tin and use the back of the spoon to polish the surface
  • Set aside and once cool keep in fridge
  • Once cooled completely cut into cubes and serve


*Points to Note

  • Arrow root is available in all supermarkets, you may ask them if not found in rack
  • Use the same cup to measure all ingredients
  • I used Coconut Powder , i mixed 5 tbsp of powder in 2 1/2 Glass of water
  • I have not added any raisins or cashews , its better to make it simple ;
  • if you need you may add so , please don’t add any color to it , natural taste is better
  • Once the mixture starts to thick mix well  and transfer to pan immediately

Hope you liked my Recipe


Try it you will Love it ❤



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