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How to make….Mawa Kachori

Kamala Bhandari. Photo:R. Ashok   | Photo Credit: R_ASHOK

Mrs. Kamala Bhandari is Vice-president of the Seva Sangam and a popular orator. She has a zeal for social work and loves experimenting with handiwork. Cooking has been her passion since the age of eight and she prides herself on conjuring up dishes in a jiffy.

Mawa Kachori is a traditional recipe from Rajasthan. The sweet is prepared on occasions for celebration and when relatives come visiting.

What you need: (Serves 6)

Maida: 250 gms

Ghee: Four Tsp

Salt: A pinch

For the stuffing:

Khoya (mawa): 200 gms

Powdered sugar: 50 gms

Dry coconut powder: Two Tsp

Ghee: Two Tsp

Mixed dry fruits (crushed): Two Tbsp

Kesar (saffron) and elaichi (cardamom): A pinch



Cooking Instructions

Mix maida, salt and ghee and knead into firm dough using hot water and set aside.

On a kadai, heat 2 tablespoons of ghee and fry khoya till it turns light brown. Allow it to cool and then mix all the other ingredients for the stuffing with the khoya.

Make small balls with the maida and roll it out into small pooris. Place one spoon of filling in the middle of each poori and close with another poori. Now fold corners into kachori shape and let it dry for an hour. Fry the kachoris in ghee. Make one cm hole in the centre of each kachori and pour sugar syrup into it. Decorate with silver foil and rose petals.


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