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Boondi Recipe

Boondi is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Monday, 25 April, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 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:

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


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