Friday, September 29, 2006

Imarti

Ingredients:

1. Urad dal – 2cups
2. Sugar – 3cups
3. Water – 300ml
4. Cardamom Powder – 4pinchs
5. Saffron colour
6. Ghee – 500gms for frying








Method For CHASNI (sugar syrup):

1. Make sugar syrup.
2. Dissolve 3 cups of sugar in 300ml of water and boil till it becomes a syrup of one thread consistency.

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Method:

1. Soak urad dal overnight.
2. Wash and drain.Grind to fine thick batter.
3. Add colour and mix very well.
4. Keep aside for 2-3 hours.
5. Take12"x 12" thick cloth, make a buttonhole type hole in center.
6. Put urad dal mixture in center of the cloth.or can use Muslin cloth also.
7. Hold like a pouch and press out imartis like icing.
8. Shape the imarties as follows, make a ring first, then form small ringlets all along the ring.
9. Allow the IMARTIS to set and then turn over once.
10. Remove from ghee,drain and dip in hot syrup.
11. Soak for 3-4 minutes, drain and serve.
12. Make 4-5 imartis at a time, depending on size of KADHAI or frying pan.
Serve hot.

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