500 gm gram flour

1 liter water or milk

750gm ghee for frying

750 gm sugar

3 1/2 cups water

10-12 drops orange color

10-12 flakes saffron - soaked in little water

50 gm chopped cashew nuts

50 gm raisins

10 cardamoms - peeled

Boondi strainer or fryer of medium sized holes
Prepare a thin batter with gram flour and water or milk. Heat ghee in a pan.

Fill the fryer or strainer with the batter up to the half.

Position it over pan and drain boondis in hot ghee by hitting the strainer on side of the pan, lifting up then again hitting. This process should be finished very quickly.

Fry them to golden color, drain and remove. Use up all the batter.

Prepare sugar syrup of one and a half thread consistency by boiling sugar and water.

Add saffron water and color to the syrup. Mix the boondis, syrup, dry fruits and cardamom.

After 10 minutes, sprinkle over a little hot water, cover and keep for 1 1/2 hour.

Prepare round balls with moist hands.

Cook Time

  2 Hours