300gms. chana (yellow gram) dal
300 gms. jaggery (molasses) or sugar
1 tsp. cardamom powder
150 gms. plain flour
1 tbsp. ghee
warm water to knead dough
ghee to serve
dal in plenty of water till soft but not broken. Drain in a
colander for 10-15 minutes. Pass through an almond grater little
by little till all dal is grated.
jaggery till lumps break. Mix well into dal. Put mixture in
a heavy saucepan and cook till a soft lump is formed Take care
to stir continuously, so as not to charr. Keep aside.
ghee with flour, add enough water to make a soft pliable dough.
Take a morsel sized ball of dough, roll into a 4" round.
Place same sized ball of filling in centre, life all round and
seal. Reroll carefully to a 6" diameter round. Roast on
warm griddle till golden brown.
Repeat other side.
on serving plate. Apply a tsp. of ghee all over top.
Shallow fry on griddle like a paratha for a better flavour.
But this method will consume more ghee and therefore increase
the calorie level.
hot with dal or amti.