Ranga Alur Pithe

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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  • 500 gms - sweet potatoes, boiled, peeled and mashed
  • 2 tbsps - maida
  • 500 gms - sugar
  • 1 tsp - essence of rose or kewda
  • For the Filling:
  • 1.5 cup - finely grated coconut
  • 1 tsp - coarsely powdered cardamom seeds
  • 3 tbsps - milk
  • 3 tbsps - sugar

How to Make Ranga Alur Pithe

  • Cook the coconut in a pan along with sugar until sticky.
  • Mix in the milk and cardamoms and cook till thick and remove from fire.
  • Put 2 cups water in sugar and prepare a syrup of one-third consistency. Remove from fire and set aside.
  • Mix together sweet potatoes and flour and knead to a smooth mixture.
  • Divide the sweet potatoes and filling into equal number of portions.
  • Shape each portion of sweet potato into an oval ball around the filling after dusting your hands with a little dry flour and deep fry over a slow fire to a golden brown colour.
  • Drain and put into the syrup and sprinkle essence on top.
  • Serve either hot or cold. Lasts for a few days.