May 31, 2013

LAVANG LATIKA



Ingredients

250 gm Flour
2 cups ghee
3 pinches baking powder
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
12 cloves
Oil/ghee for deep frying
For Filling
2 cups grated coconut
1 cup sugar syrup
1/2 tsp cloves powder

Method
  1. Heat the sugar syrup and mix in the coconut.
  2. Cook over medium flame for 2 minutes and then reduce the flame. Mix in the cloves powder and continue to cook till the mixture is dry. remove and keep aside.
  3. Heat the water and add the sugar and stir till the sugar dissolves.
  4. Continue to heat for 2 minutes more to form a syrup. Sift together the flour and the baking powder.
  5. Slowly add the ghee and knead to a pliable dough with a little water.
  6. Divide the dough into 12 portion. Roll out each portion into a small chapati. 
  7. Place one chapati on a wooden board and place a portion of the prepared filling in the center and fold from all four sides like a parcel. Keep the parcel intact by holding it with a clove.
  8. Heat enough oil or ghee for deep fry this at a low temperature till light brown.
  9. While still hot, immerse into the sugar syrup and allow these to remain in the syrup for 20 minutes.
  10. Remove from syrup and serve.