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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Rawa (semolina) - 1 cup
  • Ghee - 2 tbsp
  • Sugar - 1/2 cup
  • Water - 1 cup
  • Milk - 1/2 cup
  • Cardamom powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Maida (flour) - 1.25 cup
  • Salt - a pinch
  • Oil - to deep fry

How to Make Sajjappalu

  • Roast rawa in ghee.
  • Add sugar, water and milk. Cook till it becomes thick.
  • Add cardamom powder. Allow to cool.
  • Add salt to maida. Add enough water and knead into soft dough.
  • Take a small portion of dough and flatten on a greased palm.
  • Place some rawa mixture on it.
  • Fold the dough over it and cover completely.
  • Flatten this ball on a greased plastic sheet like a small, thick puri.
  • Deep fry in hot oil till golden brown.
  • Make all the Sajjappalu in the same way.
  • Serve hot or at room temperature.