How to Make Delicious Aasmi at Home(Aurudu Sweets)

Aasmi

Aasmi is a Sri Lankan traditional food recipe. This is a deep-fried snack that is made from a mixture of coconut milk and rice flour, mixed with juice extract of cinnamon leaves. This delicious snack is a popular sweet in Sri Lanka that is served in especially Sinhala and Tamil New Year and in special occasions like weddings, birthday celebrations, opening a new business workplace or a new house, beginning of a new business, etc.

After frying, it gives a resting time for a few days and then again fried deep in the oil. It helps to get light color and crispy texture. It is easy to make. This is a delicacy and attractive food. It has a crispy texture. I know most people love and enjoy this food after one eating. Because it has an amazing taste.

Aasmi
Traditional Sri Lankan Sinhala And Tamil New Year Sweet, Asmi. Asmi Is A Traditional Sri Lankan Delicacy Made From Rice Flour With Hardened Treacle On Top

Sri Lankan Traditional Foods

There is a huge and valuable tradition and culture in Sri Lanka. Due to the particular blend of local spices and coconut milk used in traditional cookery sets, Sri Lankan cuisine is distinct from other traditional Asian cuisines, and the flavors and smells of Sri Lankan foods are really pleasant.

There are various traditional foods in Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan cuisine comprises primarily rice, which is Sri Lankan staple diet, as well as meals rich in spices and other delectable ingredients. For a regular supper, rice and curry is a well-known dish. In addition to rice and curry, a lot of delicious foods like hoppers, string hoppers belong to the Sri Lankan traditional foods.

Sinhala and Tamil New Year

This is the most important and the biggest function of the Sri Lankan people. It is celebrated on the 13th of April and 14th of April by both Sinhalese and Tamil people. There are so many rituals in this celebration. Eating foods(ahara anubhawaya) is one of them. So, the food table is a large symbol of this festival.

Aurudu Food Table

Awurudu food

Aurudu food table is a table which contains so many sweets. One of these sweets is aasmi. In addition to that it includes milk rice, athirasa, mun keum, kokis, etc. There are some rituals in Sinhala and Tamil New Year. One of these is eating foods. When the time of eating foods feed the family members by the head of household. Then the parents are worshiped by their children offering a handful of betel.

Ingredients of Aasmi

  • Rice Flour
  • Thick Coconut Milk
  • Salt
  • Cooking Oil
  • Davul Kurundu Leaves (Handful) (Cinnamon Leaves) If you can not able to find this ingredient, you can use ladies fingers or okra extract
  • Sugar
  • Food coloring (Pink or orange)

Let’s Try to Prepare Aasmi

Aasmi

Aasmi

Aasmi is a Sri Lankan traditional food recipe. This is a deep-fried snack that is made from a mixture of coconut milk and rice flour, mixed with juice extract of cinnamon leaves. This delicious snack is a popular sweet in Sri Lanka that is served in especially Sinhala and Tamil New Year and in special occasions like weddings, birthday celebrations, opening a new business workplace or a new house, beginning of a new business, etc.
After frying, it gives a resting time for a few days and then again fried deep in the oil. It helps to get light color and crispy texture. It is easy to make. This is a delicacy and attractive food. It has a crispy texture. I know most people love and enjoy this food after one eating. Because it has an amazing taste.
Prep Time 50 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 22 mins
Course Dessert, Snack, Sweets
Cuisine Sri Lankan
Servings 5 people

Ingredients
  

  • 500 grams Rice Flour
  • 1 cup Thick Coconut Milk
  • Salt
  • Cooking Oil
  • Davul Kurundu Leaves (Handful) (Cinnamon Leaves) If you can not able to find this ingredient, you can use ladies fingers or okra extract
  • 250 grams Sugar
  • Food coloring (Pink or orange)

Instructions
 

  • Take a bowl and add rice flour, salt and coconut milk.
  • Then, mix well together to get a thick sauce.
  • Put dawul kurundu and a little bit of water into a mortar and crushed them.
  • Then, take the juice of it.
  • Add the dawul kurundu juice to the flour mixture and mix well again.
  • Next, take a pot and add oil.
  • Heat the oil.
  • Then, take a little of the mixture and with a fork spoon pour it into the oil pan and make a net like a few rounds.
  • Fry both sides and fold it in half.
  • After about 2 hours, fry again for the second time.
  • Then, take another pot and add sugar, water and a few drops of food coloring.
  • Next, heat it to make the syrup.
  • Then, pour the sugar syrup as a design on the aasmi.
  • Now, aasmi is ready to serve.
Keyword Aasmi, Avurudu foods
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