Kankiche Dive Recipe
Lamps are worshipped and offered these whole wheat lamps as offerings.
Ashadha Amavasya, Deep Poojan, Godache Dive
whole wheat flour
salt to taste
Heat up water in a pan add jaggery and let it melt.
Switch off the gas and let the mixture cool down.
Take wheat flour into a bowl add the elichi powder, nutmeg add the rava if using, salt to taste.
Heat the ghee and add to the flour mixture. The flour sizzles. Mix well.
Add the jaggery water a little at a time and make a stiff dough. Make a ball and set aside for say 15-20 minutes.
Make small even sized balls and knead well to smooth balls. Shape the balls in a cup and pinch one side. Flatten the base.
Repeat till you finish all the dough.
Heat water in the steamer. Apply a little ghee to the base of the steamer.
Place the divas on the steamer plate. Keep some space between the Diyas.
Steam covered for 15 minutes.
Cool a little. Add a cotton wick and ghee in the Diya. Light them and make your offerings.
When serving I warmed the Diya a little.
Kankiche Dive Recipe https://themadscientistskitchen.com/kankiche-dive-recipe/ July 30, 2020