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Khajoor Nl Ghari ( Date Pastry )

Ingredients
  Rice flour 50 Gram (For The Maan Crust)
  Ghee 50 Gram (For The Maan Crust)
  Rose essence 1 Teaspoon (For The Maan Crust)
  Salt 1 Pinch (For The Maan Crust)
  Wheat flour 150 Gram (For The Dough)
  Ghee 100 Gram (For The Dough)
  Rose essence 1 Teaspoon (For The Dough)
  Dates 500 Gram, mashed
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Ghee 1 Tablespoon
  Rose essence 2 Tablespoon
  Almonds 10 , coarsely ground
  Ghee 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
Directions

1. Spread the ghee in a thala with the help of your palm. Sprinkle the rice flour and salt thereon and knead till soft. Make 5 equal balls and place them in a bowl of ice-water.
2. Put the wheat flour, salt, rose essence and ghee in the thala. Mix well and add half a teacup of water. Knead for 5 minutes and divide into 5 equal balls.
3. Put all the ingredients mentioned under date stuffing in a pan over a low fire and mash thoroughly for about 5 minutes.
4. Take one portion of dough and spread it on the palm of your hand. Spread one ball of Maan on top of it and fold the layers into a small flat cake. Spread this on the thala to form a circle 3" in diameter. Put one full tablespoon of the date stuffing in the centre of the flat cake and fold it over. Pat it flat into a 3" diameter cake. Repeat for the remaining portions.
5. Heat vanaspati/ghee in an iron kadhai. When hot, add the Ghari (stuffed date cake) to the ghee and deep-fry until golden brown.
6. Serve hot, with tea.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Asian
Servings: 
5

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