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

  1. Over a medium fire, heat a wok or a large pan. Toast semolina (without adding oil),until it is lightly brown and set a side.
  2. Heat 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)
  3. Heat a pan over a slow fire, warm the ghee until it melts and set aside.
  4. Pound together crushed cardamoms and dry ginger.
  5. Add powdered sugar, pounded cardamoms and dry ginger, cashews (and raisins) into semolina and mix well.
  6. Now 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




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