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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