On Ashadha Amavasya is also called as Deepaanvit Amavasya lamps are worshipped. This simple and delicious recipe where Whole Wheat Flour Lamps are used to worship lamps. A simple and healthy steamed recipe from Maharashtra underlines that even lamp is worshipable.
Ek tha Bachpan when Amma used
to make Gul Papdi.
powder make out of wheat flour and jaggery. We used to put a big
spoonful in the mouth and say “Fufi” and the powder came out in puffs! Silly I know but fun, just imagine girls
in STD VIII, IX &X doing this!!
this recipe that I had copied from Tarla Dalal it revived all
those carefree days. How I miss them now!!
let me tell you that the original recipe called for Khus-Khus which I have
replaced with Til or Sesame seeds.
the til/sesame seeds till they become light brown on law flame in a kadhai/wok.
ghee in kadhai/wok.
whole wheat flour roast on low flame till golden brown stir continuously.
seeds cook for few more seconds
from flame stir and cool it a little.
elichi/ green cardamom stir. The jaggery will dissolve.
it does not return to flame.
serve immediately. Since I did not know this I let it stay like a lump it was.
Next time it gets shaped. In my Office the hardened hard chiki or brittle we all
Know your natural sweetness-Jaggery Jagruti’s Event Guest Hosted by Achu,
Know your Super Foods by Jagruti
again by Jagruti guest hosted by Sangeeta
And to Gayatri’s WTML guest hosted by me.
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