Gothambu Kaachiyathu/ Ooral Kaachiyathu ~ Malabar Wheat Drink

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Some posts comprise a tinge of sadness. I undergo in mind after I was appropriate months into my blogging tear. A message popped up on my FB messenger from Lubna, asking me to form a customer submit for her Ramadan series, which she so lovingly calls “Joy from Fasting to Feasting”. Being a newbie, that message from a seasoned blogger gave me goosebumps. I actually didn’t knoGothambu Kaachiyathu/ Ooral Kaachiyathu ~ Malabar Wheat Drink DSC 1361 200x300Pinw how it’s doubtless you’ll be ready to react nonetheless at final I purchased help to my senses, and I said a “yes”. Expedient fortune used to be no longer in my desire and I was no longer ready to give her a just submit, nonetheless she assured me that the submit had performed actually well.

After that, I even had been a typical fixture at her attach of abode all over the final Ramadans. I even win excitedly labored on each submit, and Alhamdulillah, she has always cherished it. So this time, I was actually searching at for her electronic mail to come. Mentally I had determined what I wished to form and it had to be this broad straightforward “Gothambu Kaachiyathu/ Ooral Kaachiyathu”. I dug by my props and wasn’t happy with what I had, so I even ended up attempting to search out that tray and a attach of abode of towels, which had this somewhat rose towel that it’s doubtless you’ll be ready to spy within the footage. 😀

Then came within the shock – that this could be the final of the series. She determined to give the series a breather on its tenth birthday. The sadness which came with it’s miles indescribable, nevertheless every thing involves an stop and I’m happy that she is giving it a extraordinarily soft stop. I’m overjoyed I even had been ready to turn out to be a phase of the fixture for the previous four years, and that is my fifth appearance, so which advance, half of its lifetime. And I’m also overjoyed, I selected a recipe that will not be doubtless in its have technique.

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Simplicity is the essence of life, I win to grunt, and as a rule it’s miles simplicity that makes life actually relate too. I found this recipe by an FB neighborhood, simplest for it to be forgotten. When Lubna’s electronic mail came, the recipe surfaced nonetheless I didn’t win any recipe to fall off on. A Google search yielded no results. Lastly, I dropped an SOS message on the an identical neighborhood and bought the response from a pair of warm-hearted females, always so ready to help! I was searching out with the title “Ooral”, which used to be a extraordinarily colloquial time interval, which bought changed by a more straightforward and straight forward to heed “Gothambu Kaachiyathu”. Bear fling on to learn more of the submit on Lubna’s attach of abode right here and form no longer fail to keep in mind to let me know the technique you admire the recipe.

Meanwhile, I did accept comments on the Mussara Varakiyathu submit onto how fundamental an identical it’s miles to this recipe, and it’s doubtless you’ll be ready to for obvious catch out what’s the variation. 🙂

My old posts for Lubna:

2013 – Masala Aleesa (wants a necessary uplift with recent pics!)

2014 – Kadala Pidi

2015 – Jeerakanji

2016 – Podi Pola

There’ll not be this form of thing as a prize for guessing what’s the hyperlink between the final above recipes and this one – all posts are Malabar recipes! 🙂

Gothambu Kaachiyathu/ Ooral Kaachiyathu ~ Malabar Wheat Drink 29Pin

Gothambu Kaachiyathu/ Ooral Kaachiyathu ~ Malabar Wheat Drink 29Pin

Route Drinks

Delicacies Malabar

Prep Time 2 hours

Cook dinner Time 45 minutes

Total Time 2 hours 45 minutes

Servings 4 -6

Author Rafeeda


  • ¼ cup complete Wheat
  • 1 cup grated Coconut
  • 4 cups Milk
  • A elephantine pinch of Cardamom powder
  • A pinch Salt
  • 4 tbsp. Sugar
  • 1 tbsp. Ghee
  • 3-4 pearl Onions cheriyulli, peeled and sliced
  • 10-15 Cashews
  • 10-15 Raisins


  • Soak the complete wheat in water till soft, around two hours.

  • Drain the wheat and wash well.

  • In a grinder jar, add the wheat, coconut and ¼ cup of water and grind well till you win a relaxed paste.

  • Sieve the paste well. Discard the residue and preserve aside the “ooral”.

  • In a saucepan, warmth milk.

  • Add within the cardamom, sugar and salt and elevate it to a boil.

  • Add the “ooral” and give a real hurry. Assist stirring and cooking on low flame till the combination appears to be like to be like nonetheless. Flip off the warmth.

  • In a tiny pan, warmth ghee. Fry the onions till browned. Add the cashews and raisins and in immediate fry.

  • Pour this tempering into the kaachiyathu and preserve the lid closed for around 10 minutes for the flavors to infuse.

  • Scamper well earlier than serving them warm.


The use of coconut is non-well-known. It is advisable to grind the complete wheat on my own with diminutive water and tension the combination.
The amount mentioned affords a skinny drink, since my family loves this consistency. To form a thicker drink, decrease the milk by a cup and proceed with the an identical route of.
It is advisable to skip the pearl onions and temper with simplest the fried cashews and raisins. However the onions affords it the valid Malabar flavor.
In its attach of utilizing simplest milk, it’s doubtless you’ll be ready to use a mixture of milk and coconut milk.

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