Diwali Lehiyam

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 200 g - aniseed
  • 200 g - jaggery
  • 100 g - dry ginger
  • 1 tsp - cumin seed
  • 1 tbsp - black pepper
  • Small piece - ginger
  • 2 tbsp - ghee

How to Make Diwali Lehiyam

  • Wash aniseed to remove dirt.
  • Soak all the ingredients - except jaggery and ghee - in water.
  • Drain water and grind the spices into a paste.
  • Dissolve jaggery in a pan and strain to remove dirt.
  • Place the strained jaggery in a pan and add the ground paste.
  • Add ghee and stir well till the lehiyam leaves the sides of the vessel.
  • Remove it from the pan, and allow to cool.
  • Store in a dry container.