Holige (Obbattu)

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • Coconut - 2 whole (fresh and grated)
  • Jaggery - 1/2 kg (grated)
  • Cardamoms - 10 to 12 (Powdered)
  • Maida Flour - 1/2 kg
  • Wheat flour - 1/2 kg
  • Turmeric Powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Cashew nuts -12-15 (small pieces fried in ghee)
  • Kashkash (Gasgase) - 50 g (Optional)
  • Oil - 1/4 kg
  • Ghee -1/4 kg

How to Make Holige (Obbattu)

  • Grind fresh grated coconut and put it in a container to heat.
  • Add grated jaggery, ghee, kashkash, and cashewnuts to it.
  • Stir it continuously, until it mixes well and forms a paste.
  • Take off the heat and add cardamom powder to it.
  • When it is cooled, make small balls out of it and keep aside.
  • Take maida and wheat flour.
  • Add 5 tsps oil, turmeric and water and mix it into a smooth dough.
  • Add 2 tbsps of oil on the top and keep it aside 15 minutes.
  • Divide dough into small balls, make a hole and insert a sweet ball.
  • Cover that hole.
  • Roll out into a roti.
  • Grease a tava with ghee and cook the roti.
  • When one side is done, flip and cook the other side.
  • It should be golden brown in colour when you remove.
  • Store it in a dry container and eat with ghee on top.