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Prasava legiyum

Prasava lagiyum for new moms
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  • 1/2 cup jaggery
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 cup powder
  • 2 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoon ghee


  • Firstly boil 1/2 cup of water, when water is hot add jaggery let it melt
  • If jaggery has impurities strain the jaggery water in a stainless colander and bring it to boil
  • Simmer the stove to low flame and add powder, mix well
  • Furthermore, add 1/4 cup of hot water and mix well
  • Add ghee and oil alternatively and cook for 4-5 minutes on low flame until the legiyum turns glossy/ comes together leaving the sides of the pan
  • Turn off the stove and cool completely
  • Transfer to an airtight container and always use a clean spoon
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  1. Avoid string consistency. Just cook till jaggery melts
  2. If jaggery has impurities, Filter jaggery water
  3. Always add hot water. Room temperature water might turn legiyum lumpy
  4. The amount of water might slightly vary based on the powder you use
  5. For a big batch longer shelf life, increase sesame oil and reduce ghee
  6. Avoid using other oil. Use only sesame oil
  7. nonsticky legiyum - perfect texture
  8. Cool completely and store in an airtight container
  9. You can store it at room temperature
  10. Always use a dry spoon
  11. consume legiyum on an empty stomach (before morning coffee). Additionally, you can also consume it before dinner
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