Friday, 16 January 2015

Sajja Booleru - Sweet Bajra Poori


This month our indian-cooking-challenge  date an event by Srivalli coincided with Pongal or  Makarsankranti as it is known in Maharashtra .

This sweet which we have made also completely relates with the festival . Usually on Pongal or Makarsankranti sweets which have liberal use of sesame seeds are made and these pooris have a nutty flavour due to the added sesame seeds .

Sajja Booleru a traditional Andhra sweet which is made with bajra flour , jaggery and sesame and is very simple to make and delicious to taste.







Ingredients :


1/4 kg ....................Bajra flour
100 gm .................jaggery
2 tbsp.....................fresh grated coconut
2 tbsp.....................sesame ( til seeds )
1/2 tsp....................cardamom powder
water for mixing
oil for deep frying




Method:


Add 1/2 cup water in a vessel and melt jaggery in it.

Dry roast sesame seeds till they give nutty aroma.

Now mix everything and knead a soft dough.

If needed add more water.

Heat oil in kadhai for deep frying.

Now take a greased plastic sheet and place a small lemon sized ball of dough on it.





Press with your fingers into a small round disc shape.

Deep fry these discs ( pooris ) .

Cool them completely and store in air tight jar.



1 comment:

  1. Yes guess we got to make this traditional sweet on Sankranthi...very nicely done..

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