Khurmi ~ Chandigarh Special

by - April 05, 2014

Khurmi ~ Chandigarh Special


         We are going to explore most beautiful cities in India,  Chandigarh. With broad, less congested roads, leisurely pace of living, great food, super shopping, and nearness to the hills, Chandigarh is a good city.. CHANDIGARH IS the most beautiful and clean city to live in. It was the dream city of our first prime minister of India Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, and was planned by French architect Le Corbusier. It was the best experiment of modern planning and architecture in the twentieth century in India.  
 
        The traditional food of Chandigarh is spicy and makes use of oil and ghee to a considerably higher extent. There are no intricate marinades or exotic sauces, but an exuberant use of spices with a liberal addition of oil or ghee. The people prefer wheat items to rice. Among the different wheat items, the most popular ones are Makkee ki Roti (chapatti made of corn) and stuffed parathas.
Milk and milk products are commonly consumed by the people of Chandigarh. In fact, curd, buttermilk, and lassi are important beverages that accompany a meal. The people here use ginger-garlic paste as a common spice and add lots of onion and tomatoes to the meals as well. They also use the spices included in ‘garam masalas’, like cardamom, cinnamon, mace and bay leaf, regularly in their food preparation. Besides they usually garnish their food with finely cut coriander leaves and juliennes of ginger. (info bharat online & merinews) 
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 7 ~ 10 minutes per batch
Makes 22 khurmi as shown in picture
Recipe source Chandigarh Recipes 

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cup wheat flour
3/4 cup jaggery
1~2 tbsp ghee/ butter
1 tbsp sesame seeds
A pinch of salt
Water as needed
Oil for frying

Method: 

1. Mix all ingredients in a mixing bowl except oil and water. Add little water and knead them in to tight dough.
2. Divide the dough into equal portions and shape them it to oval.
3. Heat oil in a pan. Deep fry prepared khurmi to golden brown color in medium low heat.  Cool and store them in air tight container.

Khurmi ~ Chandigarh Special

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Khurmi ~ Chandigarh Special
Preparation time: 10 minutes 
Cooking time: 7 ~ 10 minutes per batch
Makes 22 khurmi as shown in picture
Recipe source Chandigarh Recipes 

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cup wheat flour
3/4 cup jaggery
1~2 tbsp ghee/ butter
1 tbsp sesame seeds
A pinch of salt 
Water as needed
Oil for frying

Method: 

1. Mix all ingredients in a mixing bowl except oil and water. Add little water and knead them in to tight dough.
2. Divide the dough into equal portions and shape them it to oval.
3. Heat oil in a pan. Deep fry prepared khurmi to golden brown color in medium low heat.  Cool and store them in air tight container. 

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24 comments

  1. This is new for me...looks super yummy...

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  2. Looks like we are in same wavelength to chose this khurmi, looks absolutely crispy and very addictive Saras.

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  3. Simple and healthy snack with wheat...

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  4. Name sounds interesting dear!!! Khurmi looks perfect... love the seasme seeds in it

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  5. There are so many Khurmi reccipes today. This looks like a perfect tea time snack...

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  6. that is delicious!!! so yummm

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  7. Khurmi has turned out great. Looks delicious.

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  8. Looks like you mistakenly noted this as Chandigarh. I also posted these delicious khurmis.

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  9. Lovely ,home made sweet. So healthy too.

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  10. As soon as I saw this, it reminded me of the vella seedai from South! Very well made :)

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  11. Lots of khurmi and kadhi;s today, i love these cute lil munchies. Must try!! :)

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  12. Khurmi sounds interesting and tempting,absolutely delicious one..

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  13. That's one yummy and interesting there.

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  14. I came across your blog accidently. Thanks for referring my blog for khurmi recipe and making Chhattisgarh's recipe more popular.

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    Madhu Kiran
    http://chhattisgarh-recipes.jsbcom.com/

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  15. Such a delicious looking sweet..very nicely done...

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  16. this is really very helpful article. I go through this site really very nice information.thank for sharing such a nice information.

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