Arrowroot Pudding /Kachrepeet Manni (in konkani)

Arrowroot Pudding

Stomach upset – constipation, constipation – stomach upset …………huh! its the mother who suffers the most to see her kid constipated or have a bad stomach. I always prefer giving home remedies to ease such problems. I made this arrowroot pudding when sonu had bad stomach and this worked!

Tip :

Arrowroot is an easily digested starch extracted from the roots of the arrowroot plant,it helps to soothe upset stomachs. It has relatively more protein than that of other tropical food sources. Fresh roots indeed are good source of folates. Good folate diet when given during preconception periods and during pregnancy helps prevent neural-tube defects and other congenital malformations in the offspring.


  • 1/2 cup Arrowroot powder ( easily available in market/ any Mangalore store)
  • 1 cup coconut milk extract
  • 2 medium size jaggery ( or as per your childs sweet buds)
  • 1/4 tspn of cardamom powder

Arrowroot Pudding-Ingredients


Soak arrowroot powder in water for 10 mins . You can see the dirt particles start floating on top leaving the arrowroot paste below. Drain out the water. Add some more water and make a thin pasteArrowroot Pudding-Manni-MixInBowl

Blend/grind together coconut milk + elaichi (cardamom powder) + jaggery . Pour this in a thick bottom pan and bring to boil .Now slowly add arrowroot paste to the pan , stirring continuously so that no lumps are formed


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Keep stirring until the paste thickens, should be to the consistency of custardArrowroot Pudding-Manni-CheckConsistencyArrowroot Pudding-Manni-Consistency

Apply ghee to a deep bottom plate and pour the mixture. Add roasted cashews on top(optional)Arrowroot Pudding-Manni-grease bowlArrowroot Pudding-Manni-ReadyForPlating

Once the mixture cools down, Cut into small pieces  Arrowroot Pudding-Manni-FinalArrowroot Pudding-Manni