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Mawa Kachori

Subha Senthil
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Prep Time
60 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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It is a puff pastry kind of a festive dessert from Rajasthan.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Festive
  • Rajasthan
  • Dessert

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. for dough- maida 1 cup / 200 gms
  2. Ghee 75 gms
  3. Salt 1 pinch
  4. Water 1 cup
  5. For filling - Mawa 1/2 cup
  6. Saffron - 1 generous pinch
  7. Thinly sliced almonds 2 Tsp
  8. Thinly sliced pistachio - 2 tsp
  9. Kishmish - 2 tsp
  10. Cardamom powder - 1 tsp
  11. Oil for frying
  12. For sugar syrup - sugar 1 cup
  13. Lemon juice 2 tsp
  14. Saffron strands 1 tsp
  15. Almond & pistachio slices for garnishing


  1. Mix maida, ghee and salt together till it becomes crumbly. Add water little by little and make a soft dough.
  2. Cover it with a damp cloth and let it rest 15 minutes.
  3. Mix mawa, nuts, saffron and cardamom powder together and keep aside .
  4. Make sugar syrup to one string consistency, add saffron and lemon juice to it. Mix well and keep aside .
  5. Make lemon size balls of dough and mawa mixture
  6. Take a ball of dough ,roll it into a small thick circle .
  7. Fill it with mawa mixture , bring all the sides together and roll into a ball.
  8. Slightly flatten it and fry it in medium hot oil till it turns golden brown.
  9. Immerse the kachoris in sugar syrup and let it rest for around 15 minutes
  10. Take them out from sugar syrup, arrange it in a plate and sprinkle the sliced nuts over it
  11. It is ready to be served

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shanti chawla
shanti chawla   Mar-10-2017

wow..looks very tempting

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