This traditional dessert is the centre of attraction in every festival and occasion in India (especially Diwali). This delicious dessert is not just loved in India but also, in countries like Nepal, Myanmar, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Mauritius. This sweet dish is delicious and adds soul to any dessert platter - try this for your next celebration.

Total time: 0 mins.
Servings: 24 Portions

What you need


1 cup self- raising flour
Oil/ ghee for frying
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
Pinch of cardamom powder
1 cup Granulated white sugar
1,5 cups Water
1 teaspoon rose essence
1 drop lemon juice
2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon cardamom powder
3 tablespoons milk
2 tablespoons melted ghee

How to prepare


1 prepare the syrup

Bring syrup to boil on medium heat. Keep syrup slightly more runny after its reduced. You can switch off the stove and leave on the warm plate until you're ready to use it.


In a bowl, mix the ghee, milk, cardamom powder, nutmeg, and condensed milk. Sift in the klim and self- raising flour. Mix well to form a soft dough.


Divide the dough into 24 pieces and shape either in ball or finger - like form. Try not to make them too thick.


Fry in either ghee or oil on medium heat until golden brown and cooked through. You may have to adjust heat during the frying process.


Use a slotted spoon to remove from oil and place into syrup immediately to coat.


Garnish to your desire.

Family Meals
Under 300 kcal
Low salt