VEGAN OPTION: Substitute ghee with gingelly oil (nallennai) or coconut oil.
This is naturally GLUTEN FREE.
Your Okkarai is ready for Diwali. If you like a richer taste, you can use more ghee to fry the cashews, but 1 tbsp is more than enough.
It is a labourious recipe, but with just two main ingredients – to get such a flavoursome and healthy festival sweet, it is totally worth it.
I am so glad I made it this year and it is going to part of my Diwali cooking every year, now on.
Hope you find this recipe useful to recreate your family tradition :).