Special Kadubu

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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  • 4 cups - wheat flour
  • 2 cups - toor dal (or channa dal as per your option)
  • 2 cups - crushed jaggery
  • 4 - cashew nuts (made into small pieces)
  • 5 to 6 - raisins
  • 2 - cardamoms, peeled and crushed
  • 1 - small piece of dry coconut (cut into small pieces)
  • 1 tsp - misri
  • 1/4 tsp - nutmeg powder
  • Oil for frying
  • Water for kneading atta

How to Make Special Kadubu

  • Mix the wheat flour with water and knead it well.
  • Make a dough.
  • Keep it aside.
  • The dough should neither be too tight nor too loose.
  • Cook the dal in a pressure cooker for 3-4 whistles.
  • When it cools down, put the crushed jaggery in it and keep the container on a low flame.
  • Allow it to cook well till mixture of dal and jaggery becomes tender and water in it vaporises.
  • When it cools, blend it till it becomes a fine paste.
  • Now mix cashewnuts, raisins, cardamom powder, dry coconut pieces, misri and nutmeg powder with this paste.
  • Convert the dough into small balls.
  • Roll each ball in the form of a puri.
  • Place 1 tbsp of the above mixture in the middle.
  • Apply water around the edge of the puri and close it (in the semi circular form).
  • Now deep fry this semi-circular shaped kadubus in the oil till they become brown in colour.
  • Serve hot kadubus with ghee.
  • Kadubus taste good when ghee is added to a hole made in the middle of it.