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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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  • 220 g- all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup - warm Water
  • 2 tsp - Ghee
  • 10 g - cardamom crushed
  • 1 cup - beaten rice
  • 225 g - powdered sugar
  • 100 g - sesame seeds
  • A pinch of salt
  • For the filling:
  • 5 tbsp - beaten rice
  • 1 tbsp - white sesame seeds)
  • 3 tbsp - sugar
  • 1/4 tsp - cardamom powder

How to Make Mando

  • Wash sesame seeds and drain water and spread on a towel for drying.
  • Gently roast beaten rice and dried sesame seeds separately on medium to low heat until crisp.
  • Then mix them together and add in sugar and cardamom powder.
  • Transfer the filling into a small mixer and grind to a fine powder.
  • For the puri:
  • Knead the flour, salt and water to form a soft, smooth dough.
  • Make small balls and roll them into small circular discs.
  • Deep Fried puries in medium hot oil, and take them out before they become crisp.
  • Take a bit of the filling and place in one half of each puri, fold it over to form a semi-circle, and press the edges together.
  • Place the filling when the puri is very hot, or else it would not spread properly.
  • Immediately place about 2 tsp of the filling in the middle and fold again to form a triangular shape and seal it.
  • Sprinkle a little of the filling on top of each mando, as they cool - they will become crisp.
  • Heat a non-stick pan in medium flame arrange 3-4 prepared mandos and gently dry roast, until golden spots appear on both the sides.
  • Do not add oil or ghee.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Niya's World