Sweet Boondi

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 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

  • Mix besan with water and make a thick batter as for pakoda or bhaji.
  • Add colour (optional).
  • Heat oil or ghee till moderately hot.
  • 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.
  • Fry till they are just crisp. Drain on kitchen paper.
  • Use up all the batter thus.
  • Fry the raisins, cashew nuts in the same oil or ghee and add to the boondis.
  • Mix sugar with water and prepare a two thread syrup. Add cardamom powder.
  • Add the boondi mixture and stir till the syrup coats the boondis.

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