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Nov. 14, 2013

Delicious Indian pancake, relished particularly during Holi


Melted clarified butter 1 Cup (16 tbs) ((ghee, for deep frying))
For batter
Plain flour 250 Gram
Caster sugar 2 Teaspoon
Cardamom powder 1/4 Teaspoon
Water 25 Milliliter
For sugar syrup
Sugar 400 Gram
Water 600 Milliliter
For garnishing
Fresh cream 2 Tablespoon



For Batter:

1. In a bowl, combine plain flour and caster sugar. Mix well.

2. Gradually pour water and mix well to form a batter. The consistency should be that of a pancake batter. Add more water if required to get the desired consistency.

3. Add ground cardamom and mix well.

For Syrup:

4. In a pan add water and sugar. Stir and cook for 8-10 minutes or till the sugar melts and forms syrup. Set aside and let it cool.


5. In another pan add ghee or clarified butter. When the ghee is hot add ½ a ladle of the batter to the pan and fry until golden brown.

6. Take them out from the ghee and add them to the sugar syrup. Let them soak into the syrup for 2-3 minutes.


7. Garnish with fresh cream and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 347Calories from Fat 25

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.6%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 7 mg0.29%

Total Carbohydrates 79 g26.3%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 52 g

Protein 2 g4%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet