Boondi

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Nutrition facts:240 calories,9 grams fat
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - gram flour
  • 1/2 cups - Sugar
  • 1 cup - water
  • 1/4 tsp - Cardamom powder
  • 6-8 chopped Almonds
  • Ghee to deep fry
  • perforated flat spoon about 5" diameter

How to Make Boondi

  • Boil the sugar and water together. Add a tbsp of milk to bring up the scum.
  • Remove scum and boil liquid till the syrup is sticky between the fingers.
  • Keep aide, but keep warm for use.
  • Make batter with gram flour, which should not be too thin.
  • The batter should evenly coat the back of a spoon when dipped in it.
  • Heat ghee, hold perforated spoon a little above the hot ghee, pour some batter on the spoon.
  • Tap very lightly at edge of spoon to allow small droplets to fall in the ghee.
  • Pour back remaining batter and wipe spoon.
  • Stir the boondis in the ghee gently and fry till crisp but not brown.
  • Drain and put into the syrup. Keep for 3-4 minutes before draining from the syrup.
  • Spread on a wide plate, add cardamom powder, almonds and mix gently.
  • Cool completely and loosen the boondi with finger till each droplet separates.
  • Store in airtight container.