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Chandrakala Recipe

A very much liked recipe of Chandrakla. It is a very popular dessert dish.

Ingredients:
  • Maida (refined flour)- 1 cup
  • Rava (semolina)- 1/4 cup
  • Ghee – 1/4 cup
  • Milk – for making the dough
  • Mava – 50 gms
  • Powdered sugar – 2 tblsp
  • Almonds – pistachios -chashew (sliced)- 1/4 cup
  • Elaichi (powdered cardamom)- 1/2 tsp
  • Sugar – 1/3 cup
  • Kesar (saffron strands)- a few
  • Kesari colour (saffron colour) -a little

For the garnish :


  • Silver varq
  • Almonds & pistachios
How to make Chandrakla :
  1. Make a soft dough of maida, rava, ghee and milk.
  2. Keep it aside for 10 minutes.
  3. Sieve mava and roast it for 3-4 minutes in a kadai.
  4. Cool it.
  5. Add powdered sugar, cardamom, almonds, pistachios, cashews and mix well.
  6. Make 15 round pieces of it.
  7. Divide the firstly prepared dough into 30 portions and roll them out into small puris.
  8. Stuff one piece of mava preparation between two such puris.
  9. Seal the edges by pressing them lightly and make any design at the edges.
  10. Fry these pieces in hot ghee till crisp and light brown in colour.
  11. Set them aside to cool.
  12. Make a sugar syrup of one-string consistency with one-fourth cup of water simultaneously adding the kesar and kesari colour.
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