Thengin Pookkula Verakiyathu

A medicinal food prepared with coconut tree flowers, given to mothers post delivery.


  • 1 medium sized coconut tree flower/ Thengin pookkula, outer covering removed
  • 1 cup Rice powder
  • 250 grams Jaggery
  • 1 Coconut, grated
  • 2 tablespoons Coconut oil


  1. Grind coconut tree flowers with enough water to form a thick paste.
  2. Blend grated coconut with water and extract coconut milk.
  3. Melt jaggery in water and strain to remove impurities.
  4. Combine jaggery water, coconut milk and the flower paste and heat it.
  5. When the mixture thickens, add rice powder mixed with water.
  6. Continue heating till required consistency is achieved.
  7. Serve Thengin Pookkula verakiyathu as a post delivery care medicine.

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