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  • Serves: 6 servings


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Category: Snacks

 Ingredients List

  • 3 c Sugar
  • 2 c Refined flour; (maida)
  • 1 tb Lemon juice
  • 1 ts Cardamom powder
  • 1/2 ts Orange or yellow edible
  • -colour
  • 1/2 ts Saffron; crushed
  • Clarified butter; (ghee) as
  • -needed.
  • For garnishing
  • 1/2 ts Cardamom powder
  • 1 tb Blanched and sliced
  • -pistachios


Mix refined flour and enough water to make a sticky batter of pouring
consistency. Beat well to break lumps, if any, and leave covered for 24

Heat sugar with 3 cups of water to make a sticky syrup of one-third
consistency. Add lemon juice. Remove the foam from the top of the syrup
with a wire sieve or spoon. Add saffron, cardamom powder, colour and

Beat the overnight batter and keep aside. Heat 3 cups of clarified butter
(ghee) in a wide pan. When the ghee is almost smoking, lower the flame. Put
the beaten batter in coconut half-shell with a small hole in it, and pour
into the hot ghee in a circular motion making four ar five circles for

Remove with a slotted spoon, draining all the ghee and place in the syrup.
Garnish it with cardamom powder and blanched pistachios

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