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Dal Pithe Recipe

Dal Pithe is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Friday, 21 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep-Fry Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 6
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  • 500 gm - moong dal
  • Two 1.5 tbsp - flour
  • 500 gm - Sugar
  • 1.5 tsp - essence of rose
  • For Filling:
  • 1.5 - coconut, finely grated
  • 100 gm - khoya
  • 3 tbsp - Sugar
  • 1 tsp - Cardamom powder
  • 10 gm - finely sliced Almonds
  • 10 gm - finely sliced Pistachios
  • 10 gm - finely sliced Raisins
  • How to Make Dal Pithe:

    1. Wash and soak the dal in water for a few hours, drain out the water and cook in very little water till soft and completely dry.
    2. Remove from fire and grind to a fine paste.
    3. Mix in the flour and knead to a smooth mixture.
    4. Mix together coconut and sugar and cook over a slow fire till the mixture turns brown and sticky, mix in the rest of the filling ingredients and cook till smooth.
    5. Remove from fire and divide the dal and the filling into equal number of portions.
    6. Shape each portion of dal into an oval ball.
    7. Put 2 cups water in sugar and prepare a syrup of one-third consistency. Remove from fire.
    8. Now fry the balls to a golden brown colour and toss into the syrup.
    9. Sprinkle rose essence on top and serve hot or cold.


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