1 cup matta rice
1/2 cup cashew nuts
1/2 to 3/4 cup grated coconut
1 1/4 cup grated jaggery
1/2 teaspoon powdered cardamom
A pinch of salt
Wash matta rice 3-4 times in water and drain.
Heat a non stick pan and add rice to it.
Stir on medium flame for 15 -20 minutes until the rice pops up.
Turn off the flame and allow it to cool.
In the same pan dry roast cashew nuts on low flame until the colour changes to light brown.
Grind the roasted rice and cashew nuts to a coarse powder.
In a bowl,add rice,cashew nuts,coconut,jaggery,cardamom powder and salt.
Mix everything well with hands and make small balls out of it and serve.