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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 4 tsp - wheat flour
  • 125 gms - Jaggery grated
  • 1 tbsp - ginger powder (Soonth)
  • 1 tbsp - large crystals of Goondh (edible resin gum)
  • 1 tbsp - grated dried coconut
  • 1 tbsp - almonds pounded coarsely
  • 1/2 tsp - cardamom powder
  • 4 tbsp - Ghee

How to Make Soonth

  • Heat half Ghee in pan, add flour, and gum crystals.
  • Allow crystals to pop well, stirring continuously.
  • Empty, keep aside.
  • In same pan, add remaining Ghee, add jaggery, mix.
  • Cook till all jaggery has melted to a smooth paste.
  • Do not overcook or Soonth will become hard.
  • Remove from fire; add all ingredients, including popped gum.
  • Mix very well. Cool to room temperature.
  • Store in moisture proof container, pressing down lightly while filling.
  • The mixture should be crumbly, chewy and dry.