Monday, October 11, 2010

Fried Date Balls

Seedless dates: 1 cup
Grated coconut: 1/4 cup
Cardamom crushed: 1 tsp
Chopped Cashew: 1 tbsp
Raisins: 1 tbsp
Sugar: 1/2 tbsp
Al purpose flour: 1/2 cup
Rice flour: 1 tbsp
Turmeric powder: 1/4 tsp
Baking powder: 1/4 tsp
Water: 2-3 tbsp
Ghee: 1 tbsp
Salt: 1/2 tsp

Chop the dates into small pieces. Heat 1 tbsp ghee in a pan, fry cashew till golden color. In the same pan add dates and saute for 5 minute in low flame. Remove from fire. Mix dates, grated coconut and crushed cardamom with your hands. Add cashew and raisins to this and make a medium sized balls. Mix flour with water, add baking powder, salt, sugar and turmeric powder to this and make a semi thick batter. Heat oil in a pan, dip each balls into the batter and fry till golden color. Serve hot