Anarsa (Sweet Dish)

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Total Time:
3 days
Serves:50 pieces
Rated : 3.5 Stars
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Anarsa (Sweet Dish)

  • Wash and soak rice for 3 days, changing water each day. Wash and drain water, dry on a thick soft cloth, till dry.
  • Grind into powder and mix with sugar.
  • Press dough tightly, keep aside covered, for 2-3 hours.
  • Sprinkle very little milk, knead into smooth, stiff, dough.
  • Add milk very carefully, as sugar may make the dough soggy and soft.
  • Divide dough into 50 parts. Keep covered with a moist clean cloth.
  • Use a clean plastic sheet.
  • Sprinkle a few grain of seeds, mould one part into a thin round.
  • Press onto poppy seeds.
  • Put 4 tbsp. ghee for heating in a thick-bottomed frying pan.
  • When hot, place the round, seeds side up, in ghee.
  • Shallow fry till golden on low-medium heat.
  • Drain keep aside to cool. Add more ghee to pan as required.
  • Heat, and repeat for all dough.
  • If done rightly, they should have a fine mesh-like look on them and be crisp.
  • Otherwise they have been underdone in centre.
  • Store in airtight container after completely cooled and crisp.