SWEET SOMASU

SWEET SOMASU


SOMASU


INGREDIENTS FOR OUTER COVER

All purpose flour                    - 500 gms

Salt                                          - 1/4 tsp


Warm Water                           - to knead             


INGREDIENTS FOR FILLING

Grated coconut                       - 1/4 cup 

Sooji or Rava                          - 1 cup  

Sugar                                      - 1 cup 

Cardamom powder                 - 1 tsp 

Chopped cashewnuts              - 3 tbsps

Oil or Ghee                             - 2 tbsp.



METHOD:


FOR OUTER COVER:

Mix flour and salt together and knead the dough using  warm water.

Make sure the dough is not too soft, it has to be a thick dough for crispy outer.

Cover with a damp cloth and set aside to rest for 20 minutes.


For the Filling:

Heat a frying pan, add 1 tbsp ghee and add the grated coconut and roast over medium flame for a few minutes, Remove and keep aside. 


In the same pan, add 1 tbsp ghee and add the sooji and roast in medium flame till it turns light golden brown,  Remove and keep aside.

Powder the sugar and mix with the roasted sooji once it turns cold add grated coconut, cardamom powder and cashew nuts to it. Now the filling is ready.

Divide the dough into small balls. Roll each ball out thin. Place 2 tbsp of mixture in the middle of each puri that has been rolled out, then seal using flour and water paste. 

Once all are done, fry on medium heat till golden brown and crispy. 

Remove from oil place it in tissue paper to absorb the excess oil.

Store it in air tight and this will last for weeks

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