Atol / Godshe / Godshem

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Ingredients:

1 cup Goan rice (heap full)

¾ cup whole green moong dal or Chana dal

1 cup grated coconut (heap full)

220gms palm jaggery (pyramid)

2-3 turmeric leaves (optional)

8 cardamom seeds crushed

Salt to taste

*** Instead of moong you can also use Chana dal.

*** You can also cook this by using coconut milk.

***If you are making Godshe / Godshem use the ground coconut in water (3 pulse)

*** Atol can be made with both ground coconut with water or Coconut milk.

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Preparation:

1. Soak rice and moong dal and keep for 2 hours.

2. Add the soaked rice, dal and salt into a pressure cooker and cook for 3 whistles with enough water (I used 4 cups of water).

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3. Once the steam is released open the pot.

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4. Grind the grated coconut with equal amount of water (1 cup) and add to the pot.

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or if you are using coconut milk then add now.

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5. Tie a knot of the turmeric leaves and add to the pot.

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6. Place the pot on medium heat.

7. Add jaggery, cardamom powder and pinch of salt.

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8. Stirring occasionally so it won’t stick to the bottom.

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9. One its semi thick your Goenche Godshe is ready this is also called Chirgyam Godshem / Mugache Godshe.

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10. This can be served in a bowl with a spoon.

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11. To make Atol continue cooking till the consistency is thick but not too thick.

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12. Once ready pour atol into trays/ plates and let it sit at room temperature for a while to set.

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13. Serve this with a cup of tea.

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14. Excess can be kept in the refrigerator for next day or two.

 

Enjoy life, it’s delicious.

 

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2 Comments Add yours

  1. Amy says:

    Thank you so much for “godshem” like God sent angel, I got thru yr website by chance which I was longing for, I was so excited like a child, I am gr.mom, but brought memories of my mom as she always prepared goan sweets. Please add me to your mailing list.

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    1. alvesnaaron says:

      Please click the follow option so that every time I publish a recipe you will get a PDF file emailed to you.

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