CooQ : Recipe: Mawa Kachori

Mawa Kachori

Indian | Dessert

All purpose flour
95 calories/serving
45 mins
This extremely delicious and tempting delicacy is a specialty of Jodhpur. They are so delish that you can gobble them up in no time.

Instructions

For the dough

1. Mix 2 cups all purpose flour / maida, 1/4 cup ghee and a pinch of salt in a bowl and mix nicely with your fingers.

2. Add ice cold water little by little and knead a soft dough. cover and keep aside.

For the filling

3. Heat 200 gms khoya / mawa in a pan. cook till it starts to leave the sides of the pan. remove from heat and cool completely.

4. Add 1/2 tsp cardamom powder, 2 tbsp finely chopped dry fruits and 3/4 cup powdered sugar. mix well.

For the sugar syrup

5. Heat 1 cup sugar and 3/4 cup water in a pan. cook till it has reached 1 string consistency. remove from heat.

6. Add 1/2 tsp cardamom powder and a pinch of saffron. keep aside.

Assembly

7. Divide the dough and filling into 12 equal parts.

8. Take one part and make it into a ball. dust and roll it slightly.

9. Keep one part filling in the center and bring the ends together. seal nicely.

10. Dust and roll very gently to make a 4 inch circle. you can roll it using your fingers as well. be careful not to tear the dough while rolling.

11. Heat ghee in a karahi. when the ghee is barely hot, slide the kachories in the pan. cook on low heat till slightly browned from both the sides. remove on a plate and let cool.

12. Heat the sugar syrup once again. dip the cooled kachories in the warm syrup and take out on a plate.

13. Garnish with dry fruit slivers, rose petals, silver foil and saffron strands. let them cool again till sugar syrup is dried.

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