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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: One-Dish Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 125 g - each of rice flour and rava
  • 250 g - each of sugar and khoya
  • 1 tbsp - seeds of big cardamoms
  • a few drops of yellow food coloring
  • 25 g - each of raisins and blanched and sliced almonds, pistachios and charoli
  • 1 tsp - either essence of rose or saffron
  • silver foil
  • pinch of baking powder

How to Make Darvesh

  • Mix together rice flour and rava and baking powder and put in enough water to make a thick batter.
  • Add the colour, beat till smooth and set aside for 15 mins.
  • Mix sugar with 2 cups of water and prepare a syrup of one thread consistency.
  • Remove from fire and keep it hot. Now prepare bundis from the batter.
  • When the mixture is used up, and the bundi is in the syrup, mix in khoya, nuts, raisins and cardamoms and blend thoroughly.
  • Form the mixture into round balls.
  • Cover with foil and set aside to turn cold, then store in air tight tin.