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Recipe by Mrs.Soujanya Hariprasad of Santa Clara, US

This is a traditional sweet which was made in every wedding a couple of decades ago. Today it has reduced & only few ppl make it in wedding.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 1 cup Maida
    • 1/2 cup Fine Rava (Semolina)
    • a pinch of Soda
    • a pinch of Salt
    • 1/2 cup Rice Flour
    • 1-2 tbsp Vanaspati/Dalda/Ghee
    • Vegetable Oil for deep frying
    • 1 cup powdered Sugar mixed with 1-2 tsp Elachi powder


    1. Mix Maida, fine Rava, Soda & Salt. Add little water & make a soft dough. Keep aside for 1 hr.
    2. Mix well Rice flour & Vanaspati till you get a buttery texture. Keep aside.
    3. Roll out the Maida dough into 8" disc. Apply some Rice flour mixture & place another Maida disc of same size over it. In the same way make 4-5 layers of the Maida dough. Roll everything into cylindrical shape & cut into 2" pieces.
    4. Roll out each 2" pieces into poori shape & deep fry. Donot press hard while making poori. Sprinkle some powdered Sugar mixture all over it when it is still warm. Serve just like that or with Badam Milk over it.