Traditional Andhra Style Sweet Bobattu

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pulihora, pessarattu … in my home and I would rate this as one of her best. So here is the recipe

Ingredients
  • 1 cup chana dal
  • 2 cups maida
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cardamom powder
  • 1/2 cup oil

Bobattu a traditional sweet roti also known as obbattu Traditional Andhra Style Sweet Bobattu

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In a bowl mix the maida with water to a smooth dough and the poke some holes in it with your fingers and pour the oil over it ,let maida soak in oil for 3 hrs .
Soak the chana dal for 30 min before cooking .Pressure cook the dal along with 3 cups water for 3 whistles and switch of the flame .After it cools open the pressure cooker and stain the water from dal completely .

Bobattu a traditional sweet roti also known as obbattu Traditional Andhra Style Sweet Bobattu

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In a blender make a smooth paste of sugar and dal.Heat a broad open pan and put this paste and stir continuously till this paste start to caramelize.Transfer the whole mixture to a plate ,keep aside and let it cool.After the dal mixture cools ,divide the total paste to large lemon size balls .

Bobattu a traditional sweet roti also known as obbattu Traditional Andhra Style Sweet Bobattu

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Divide the the dough into small lemon size balls. Spread it flat into a small circle and place the sweet dal mixture in the center and enclose it. Then put on a greased plasic sheet and pat it nicely to form a nice circular shape.
Heat the tawa and place the each piece till golden brown on each side.
Serve hot with ghee and tamarind rice.

Source Recipe: http://superyummyrecipes.blogspot.com

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