Boli (South Indian Sweet Dish)

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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  • Bengal gram dal - 2 cups
  • Sugar - 2 cups
  • Maida - 1.5 cups
  • Gingili Oil - 1/2 cup
  • Cardamoms - 8
  • Ghee for frying

How to Make Boli (South Indian Sweet Dish)

  • Boil the gram with plenty of water. When nicely cooked, strain.
  • Again add water, boil and drain. Add sugar and cardamom to the cooked gram and keep it on low heat till the mixture becomes semi-solid. Stir constantly.
  • Remove from fire and grind to a fine paste.
  • Add a pinch of kesari powder to the flour, and with a little water, make into a dough.
  • Pour gingili oil into the dough and knead until it becomes very soft.
  • Make equal number of balls with the dough and the gram mixture.
  • Take a ball of gram, cover it with a dough ball, place on a floured board and roll out as thinly as possible.
  • Apply a little ghee on griddle and roast the boli on it.