Goolab jamboo

Indian doughnuts eaten during the Diwali festival of lights.
 
Diwali Mitai

Recipe from: 12 November 2012
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 20 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 397
    g
    condensed milk
  • 125
    ml
    fresh milk
  • 10
    ml
    cardamom
  • 50
    ml
    ghee
  • 40
    ml
    chickpea flour
  • 500
    ml
    cake flour
  • 10
    ml
    baking powder
  • 750
    ml
    oil for deep frying
  • For the syrup:
  • 375
    ml
    sugar
  • 250
    ml
    water
  • 10
    ml
    rose water
  • 25
    ml
    ghee
  • 5
    ml
    cardamom
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 
Mix condense, milk, cardamom, ghee and chick-pea flour into a paste.

Place ingredients for the syrup into a large heavy based pot and bring to a boil, and lower heat and allow syrup to simmer.

Sift flour and baking powder into a dish and gradually add sifted flour mixture to the condense milk mixture to make a soft dough.

Grease hands well and shape dough into little sausages, and deep fry on medium heat until cooked.

Remove from oil and place in simmering syrup and allow to soak.

Remove from syrup and roll in coconut if desired, and allow to cool before serving or storing.

Reprinted with permission of Healthy Vegetarian Foods. To see more recipes, click here.

 

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