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By: Mrs.Soujanya Hariprasad of Santa Clara, US

sweet made from maida

Filed in Desserts and Sweets

Serves 4 people

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This is one of the traditional sweets made usually during wedding.


  • 1 cup Maida
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 2 tbsp Ghee (clarified butter)
  • a pinch of Soda
  • 4 cups Milk
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • few Saffron strands
  • 1/4 cup chopped Pistachios & Almonds
  • Vegetable Oil for deep frying


  1. In a bowl, mix Maida, Salt, Soda & Ghee. Add little water & make a soft dough. Keep aside for 1/2-1 hr.
  2. Heat Milk & reduce it to 2 cups. Add Sugar, Saffron strands & 2-3 tbsp chopped pista & almonds. Mix well & keep aside.
  3. Roll out the Maida dough into poori size. Fold into half & again into half forming a triangle shape & place a clove in the center.
  4. Deep fry till golden brown. Place a fried triangle in the serving bowl. Pour a ladle full of Milk over it. Sprinkle some more Pista & Almonds on top. Serve warm or cold. This can also be served without Milk also.

Latest Comments

By Golu on 4/10/2010 4:23:00 AM

Mam, it looks tempting

By Mrs.Soujanya Hariprasad on 12/31/2009 10:32:00 AM

thank u rabz.

By rabz on 12/26/2009 9:14:00 AM

Hi mrs Hariprasad very nice and tempting recipe.Thanks.


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