Thursday, 22 December 2011

Panjeeri

 Ingredients:
·         2 cups ghee
·         2 tbsp almond and pistachio, grated
·         1 ½ cup semolina
·         1 cup sugar
·         ½ cup fox nut (makhaney)
·         ½ tsp caedamom powder
·         ½ cup edible gum (gond)
·         1 tsp dry dates (chuharay), grated
·         ¼ tsp nutmeg (jaifal)
·         ½ tbsp grated coconut
Preparation:
        Heat ghee in a pan and fry gum in it. When it’s fried, take it out and grind/crush it properly. Now fry fox nuts in the same ghee and when done keep aside. In the same ghee properly fry semolina. When semolina is done remove from the stove. Now mix ground gum, sugar, fox nuts, cardamom powder and all other ingredients. Mix well all the ingredients.  You can also add some more nuts of your choice like peanuts, cashew nuts etc. It can be molded in any shape like round balls, bars or plane sheets. Panjiri is ready. Serve with tea or alone.