Pal therattipal(Palkova) is a delicious dessert made in southern part of India. It is famous in srivelliputhur in tamilnadu. A decade before, people used to prepare this dish in home itself. But nowadays we are buying it from sweet stalls. If we do it in our home it will be surely delicious and we can reduce the quantity of sugar if necessary also. It will take at least 45Min's to prepare Pal therattipal(Palgova)and one more advantage is that we do not need to stir the milk continuously. We have stir it at the time when milk initially boils and later for 5 Min's after we add sugar. So lets see how to make homemade palkova .
|Cooking Time||45 mins|
- In a heavy bottomed pan, heat the milk. Stir the milk to avoid overflow. Allow the milk to boil till it becomes thicker and reduces to 1 cup of quantity
- Now add sugar and continuously stir for 5Min's till the Palgova starts to thicken without sticking on to the sides of pan. You can take a small quantity of palkova in spoon and put it on a plate. Wet your hands and take the palkova in plate and try to roll it. If it rolls like a ball, then the consistency is correct. While testing this, keep the flame very low. If the palkovha doesn't gets rolled up, then keep stirring it in low flame for couple of minutes and then again test it.
- Once the palkova rolls like a ball and doesn't stick on the sides of the pan, Remove from flame. Now the delicious Pal therattipal(Palgova) is ready for serving. We can get 1 cup of palgova from 1 litre of milk.
- We can pour the palkova in a greased plate or bowl and make desired shapes. Serve the yummy palkova. We can store it in air-tight container and use it for a week also.