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Sweet Boondi Recipe

Sweet Boondi is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Thursday, 20 July, 2017
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Slow-Cooked Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 6
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  • 2 cups - besan (chick peas flour)
  • Orange food colour (optional)
  • Ghee or oil, to deep fry
  • 2 tbsp - Raisins
  • 2 tbsp - Cashew nuts
  • 1.5 cup - Sugar
  • 1/2 cup - water
  • 1/2 tsp - Cardamom powder
  • How to Make Sweet Boondi:

    1. Mix besan with water and make a thick batter as for pakoda or bhaji.
    2. Add colour (optional).
    3. Heat oil or ghee till moderately hot.
    4. Hold a large perforated ladle over the oil and pour some batter on it. Small drops of batter will fall into the oil and puff up like beads.
    5. Fry till they are just crisp. Drain on kitchen paper.
    6. Use up all the batter thus.
    7. Fry the raisins, cashew nuts in the same oil or ghee and add to the boondis.
    8. Mix sugar with water and prepare a two thread syrup. Add cardamom powder.
    9. Add the boondi mixture and stir till the syrup coats the boondis.


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