Boondi /

Diwali Dishes


  • 1 cup gram flour
  • 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 tsp. cardamom powder
  • 6-8 chopped almonds
  • ghee to deep fry
  • perforated flat spoon about 5" diameter


Boil the sugar and water together. Add a tbsp. of milk to bring up the scum. Remove scum and boil liquid till the syrup is sticky between the fingers. Keep aide, but keep warm for use. Make batter with gram flour, which should not be too thin. The batter should evenly coat the back of a spoon when dipped in it.