24 November 2015

Sweet Diamond Cuts

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Sweet Diamond Cuts

Sweet Diamond Cuts
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Makes: 2 to 3 cups

  1. Sugar - 1/4 cup
  2. Cardamom pods- 2
  3. All purpose flour- 1 cup
  4. Baking soda - 1 pinch
  5. Salt - 1 pinch
  6. Ghee - 2 tsp
  7. Water - as required
  8. Oil - for deep frying
  • Grind together sugar and cardamom pods to form a fine powder.In  a large mixing bowl combine together the powdered sugar,all-purpose flour, baking soda and salt.Mix together until combined.Add the ghee and mix well using your fingertips.
  • Add sufficient quantity of water and knead well to form a smooth and soft dough.Cover and keep aside for 15 to 20 minutes
  • Divide the dough into 3 or 4 equal parts.Take one portion and roll it into a thin rectangle on a lightly floured surface.
  • Using a biscuit cutter or a sharp knife cut it into diamonds.Heat oil in  pan.Once the oil is hot add the prepared diamond cuts , gently stir using a slotted spoon to separate the pieces. Cook until both the sides turn golden brown ,over medium heat.
  • Transfer onto clean kitchen towel.Repeat with the remaining dough.Allow to cool completely and store in an airtight container for up to 1 week.
    • You can also use whole wheat flour instead of all-purpose flour.
    • Adjust the quantity of sugar according to your taste.

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