Atol/Godshe - Goan Dessert Recipe

Atol/Godshe – Goan Dessert Recipe


50 grams chana dal or Green moong dal

200 grams brown rice

100 grams jagger (add more if you like it sweeter) 

Coconut milk (1 coconut)

1 to 2 turmeric leaves (optional)

4 to 5 cardamom seeds crushed

Salt to taste 


Steps of preparation 

Step 1 

Soak the brown rice and dal overnight in water 

Step 2 

Grind one grated coconut with little water and abstract the juice, repeat the same. The first juice will be thick coconut milk and the second one will be a thin coconut milk  

Step 3 

Tie a knot of the turmeric leaves and add to the pot. Cook the rice and dal in the thin coconut milk on a low flame until it turns soft. After the rice turns a little soft add the jagger, cardamom powder, and pinch of salt.

Step 4

Keep stirring the coconut milk and jaggery mixture on a low flame, till it thickens up and then add the thick coconut milk and stir. (you can stop here if you want a Godshe like consistency, continue to the next step if you want to make Atol)

Step 5 

Continue stirring till the consistency is thick but not too thick. 

Step 6 

Pour the mixture in a semi-flat plate, let it cool, cut into pieces and serve   


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