Semolina Ghee Balls

1
Nithiya Sabapathy

By
@Sherstha

A traditional Indian sweet delicacy.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
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

How to Make Semolina Ghee Balls

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.

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About Semolina Ghee Balls

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