Tuesday, March 05, 2013

Sweet Boondi recipe Video by Tarla Dalal

Sweet boondi, a very easy and quick way to make these delicious boondi. . Serve them hot to your guest and they will surely relish it !

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Makes 4 servings


For The Sugar Syrup
1 cup sugar
2 pinches saffron (kesar) strands dissolved in 2 tsp water

Other Ingredients
1 cup besan (bengal gram flour)
ghee for deep-frying

For The Garnish
1/2 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
1 tsp pistachio slivers
1 tsp almond (badam) slivers

For the sugar syrup

  1. Combine the sugar and 1 cup of water in a broad non-stick pan, mix well and cook on a high flame for 5 to 7 minutes or till the sugar syrup is of 1 thread consistency.
  2. Add the saffron-water mixture, mix well and keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Combine the besan and ½ cup of water in a bowl and mix well till no lumps remain. Keep aside.
  2. Heat the ghee in a kadhai and pour 3 to 4 tablespoons of the batter at a time over a large round perforated spoon (boondi jhara) so that boondi drops into the hot oil.
  3. Deep-fry the boondi over a medium flame and remove using a slotted spoon and put them in the warm sugar syrup and mix well. Repeat step 3 to make more batches of boondi.
  4. Serve immediately garnished with cardamom powder, pistachio slivers and almond slivers.

Handy tip:

  1. At step no 2, hold the perforated spoon 3 to 4 inches above the kadhai as the ghee is very hot.

Recipe Source: Sweet Boondi by Tarla Dalal

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