Filed in Desserts and Sweets
Serves 1 people
It is a traditional sweet, usually prepared during festivals.
- 2 cups maida
- 1 cup khoya
- 1 cup coconut, grated
- 1/2 tsp. cardamom powder
- 1 tsp. cloves
- 1 1/2 cups sugar
- 3 cups water
- 2 tbsp. nuts and raisins, sliced
- 1/4 tsp. nutmeg powder
- pinch of saffron
- ghee for deep frying
- In a pan, mix khoya, coconut and 3 tbsp. sugar. Cook till well blended.
- Add the nuts, raisins, cardamom and nutmeg powder. Keep aside.
- Knead a stiff dough with flour, water and 3-4 tbsps. of ghee.
- Make a syrup of the remaining sugar and water to one thread consistency. Add a pinch of saffron to it and keep aside.
- Make equal portions of the dough and khoya mix.
- Roll out the dough. Put in khoya and fold over in a rectangular shape, fixing it with a clove.
- Heat ghee and fry the Lobongo Lotika's till golden in colour.
- Dip in the sugar syrup for a couple of minutes. Drain and serve, hot or cld.