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MANDARO(SWEET)

One of the five sweets  specially  prepared for the baby shower(pamsavan in konkani) ceremony, this sweet is very delicious. Other sweets prepared during the occasion are mando, oondo, nevri and purdo. Tese preparations ae already elaborated elsewhere in this blog, A reference can be made to the recipe list under Gdsaniche/Sweets for these sweets.

Ingredients:

all purpose flour(maida)-100 gms,

besan/lhayi(popped rice)-100 gms,

sugar-1oo gms,(powdered)

dry coconut scrapings-1 tbsp,

salt-1/8 tsp,

ghee-1tsp,

cardamon powder-1tsp,

cashewnuts-10(chopped) and

oil for frying.

MANDARO(SWEET)

Method:

Knead maida with salt and water to make a dough. The dough should be thick.

Apply little oil to make  it  soft. Keep it aside for half an hour.

Fry besan and coconut  in a pan using ghee till the mix gives a pleasant fragrance.

Add to it the sugar ,chopped cashews and cardamom powder and mix well(call it mix).

Roll small puris from the dough.

Place a spoonful  of the mix on every puri and fold it to half-moon shape. Seal the edges with a sealing spoon or pressing the sides giving it the shape shown in the photo image.

Deep-fry them on a low flame to a crispy texture. Fry them till they are light brown.

Remove them with the help of a perforated laddle.

When they are cooled, store them in an airtight container.

NOTE: Filling can be varied as per individual taste. It can be jagerry, coconut and cashews/rawa,sugar and cashews/lhayi(popped rice),sugar and cashews.

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PURDO(SWEET)

PURDO(SWEET)  

This is a sweet prepared with a filling.The filling can be varied depending upon the taste.  

Ingredients:  

popped rice(lhayi)-100 gms,  

all purpose flour(maida)-200gms,  

cashew nuts(cut into very small pieces),  

sugar-150 gms,  

cardamom powder-1tsp,  

salt-1/4 tsp,  

Coconut scrapings-2tbsp,  

ghee-1 tbsp and  

oil for frying.  

PURDO(SWEET)

  

Method:  

Knead the maida with little ghee and salt.The dough should be soft.  

Powder the sugar.  

Crush the popped rice(lhayi) to small pieces.  

Fry coconut scrapings in little ghee.   

Mix well the coconut scrapings, cashew nuts,  popped rice granules, powdered sugar and  cardamom powder.This mix is for filling.  

Make small puris out the dough and place 2 tsps of the filling and fold the edges to form a modak-like shape.   

Press the folded edges on the top.   

Fry them in batches  in oil till they come out crispy.  

Note:  

The filling can be made using white rawa/besan, cashew nuts and sugar  combination  or coconut and jagerry made into pooran

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CHINNIKANGA DHAAT BALUK(SWEET POTATO THICK CHIPS)

Chips made out of the sweet potato are very tasty. It is very easy to prepare.

Ingredients:

Chinni kanang(sweet potato)-250gms,

salt-1tsp and

oil for frying.

Method:

De-skin the sweet potatoes.

Wash and cut into flat, thick(1/8″) chips.

Make salt solution adding 2 tsps of water in the given salt.

Heat oil in a pan and deep fry half quantity of  the chips till light brown.

Sprinkle 1tsp of salt solution on the top and continue frying till the chips become crispy.

Repeat the process with the remaining chips. These chips will be crispy out side and soft inside.

NOTE:

These chips are by itself tasty. If required, corriander chutney or tomato sauce can be a side dish for this.

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SOTTU.

SOTTU.
This is prepared as neivedyam for the sixth during Navaratri.
Ingredients:
chana dal-2cup,
coconut scrapings-1cup,
til-1/2 cup,
cardamom powder-1tsp,
sugar-2cups,
cashewnuts-a few.
Method:
Roast  the dal.
Roast the til dry.
Cut the  cashewnuts into small pieces and saute in a little ghee.
Saute the coconut scrapings in a bit of ghee.
Powder the dal.
Mix all the  items thoroughly well along with sugar.
This powder is made as the neivedyam.

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 PANKA  KORO(SWEET SNACK)
 
A sweet snack. It is a nice item to munch in a group of friends.
 
Ingredients:
besan 2cups,
ove(ajwain)-1tsp(powdered),
pepper powder-1tsp(powdered),
edible soda-1/8 tsp,
salt-1/2tsp,
oil for frying,
sugar-2cups and
cardamom powder-1tsp.
 
Method:
Make Koro as explained under the item. Click on ‘TAG- Savoury’ for details on the preparation of Koro..
Make one thread syrup using sugar and water(1 cup).
Remove from flame and add Koro, cardamom powder and mix very well.
It will get dried once the mix gets cooled.
Store in an airtight container.

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