Wednesday, 14 November 2012

Lavang Latika

This is a popular bengali sweet . It is very tasty and has a melt in the mouth texture. It has a mawa filling inside and outsides are coated with sugar syrup.

Ingredients :

For the cover
1 cup maida
4 tbsp ghee

For the filling
5 tbsp mawa
1 tbsp sugar
2tbsp almond slivers
1 tsp cardamom powder
5 to 6 saffron strands soaked in 1 tbsp hot milk

For frying

For Sugar Syrup
2 cup sugar
1/2 cup water

Method :

The Cover :

Make a stiff dough with maida , ghee and cold water .
Cover it with a wet cloth and keep it aside for some time.

The filling :

Crumble mawa and add sugar, almond, cardamom and mix it well.
In the end add saffron milk and again mix well and keep aside.

How to Do :

Roll out a puri from the dough and keep some filling in the middle.
First fold both sides of puri as in masala dosa.
Then again fold from other two ends and shape it like a square.
Seal the over lapping ends with a clove.
Deep fry in ghee .
In the meanwhile make a sticky sugar syrup of 2 string consistency.
Add the fried sweets in the syrup and stir for just a minute .
Let the syrup coat well on the sweet.
Take out the lavang latika and keep it on a plate.
The syrup coat will harden within five minute.
The sweet it ready to be served and enjoyed.
It can be stored for 4 to 5 days due to the mawa filling.

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