Saturday 19 November 2011

Gond Panjiri (Tree Sap and Whole Wheat Fudge)

gond panjiri

Gond ki panjiri is a popular Indian sweet which people eat during winters. It is given to lactating women. Gond panjiri is believed to improve lactation. Gond which is tree sap is available in Indian stores in packets.
Recipe of gond panjiri
2 cups atta (whole wheat flour)
¼ cup gond (tree sap)
1 1/2 cup ghee (clarified butter)
2 cups powdered sugar
2 tbsp magaz seeds (melon seeds)
1/4 tsp saunth (dried ginger powder)
1/2 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
2 tbsp raisins
2 tbsp almonds- chopped
1/2 cup grated dry coconut
1. Heat ghee in a kadhai/ wok. Fry gond. Grind it in a grinder. Fry one by one, magaz and almonds.  Drain and set aside.
2. Add atta to the ghee and turn the heat to medium. Roast flour till golden brown stirring constantly. Take atta out of the kadhai.
3. Mix all the ingredients together. Your panjiri is ready to be eaten. Store rest in an airtight container.

1 comment:

  1. I have heard of Dinkache ladoo.. panjiri is new to me.. sounds interesting!