Place water, sugar, saffron and the 5ml ghee in a medium size pot and bring to a boil before, lowering the heat and allowing it to simmer
The syrup should be kept warm all the time and ensure that it does not thicken
Sift dry ingredients into a bowl and mix the 10ml ghee and food colour with the water and add this to the flour mixture to form a smooth batter
Press through a large holed colander-into hot oil and fry them till golden in colour and remove with a slotted spoon
Place in hot syrup-till the syrup is absorbed about 25minutes, once cool enough to handle mould them into-small balls
Roll in slivered almonds, edible glitter and allow to set overnight before serving.
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