Semolina Ghee Balls

Nithiya Sabapathy

By
@Sherstha

A traditional Indian sweet delicacy.


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Rating:
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Serves:
Many

Ingredients

500 g
semolina
250 g
powdered sugar
50 g
cashews
50 g
raisins (optional)
2 c
ghee (clarified butter)
5 - 6
crushed cardamoms
1 - 2
dried ginger
1 pinch
salt

Step-By-Step

1Over a medium fire, heat a wok or a large pan. Toast semolina (without adding oil),until it is lightly brown and set a side.

2Heat a pan over a medium fire, fry cashews (and raisins - optional) until golden brown and set aside.

P.S. Use ghee to fry them (enhances taste)

3Heat a pan over a slow fire, warm the ghee until it melts and set aside.

4Pound together crushed cardamoms and dry ginger.

5Add powdered sugar, pounded cardamoms and dry ginger, cashews (and raisins) into semolina and mix well.

6Now pour warm melted ghee over the mixture and start to mold the mixture into small / medium sized balls (according to your preference).

P.S. when the ghee starts to cool off, re-heat it.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy