Gond Panjiri Recipe – Janamasthmi Special


gond panjiri recipe

Ingredients

  • 50 gm. Gond  or edible gum resin
  • 1 cup ghee for deep frying gond
  • 100 gram makhana
  • 50 gm melon seeds
  • 25 gm chironji
  • 25 gm chopped almonds
  • 1 cup grated coconut
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 tsp green cardamom
  • 1 1/2 cups water

How to make Gond Panjiri

  • Heat ghee in a kadai and deep fry the gum resin on medium heat.
  • Lift them out of the ghee quickly as it fluffs up very quickly and becomes double the size within seconds. Let them cool.
  • Dry roast makhanas, melon seed, chopped almonds, chironji and grated coconut separately.
  • Coarsly grind fried gum resin and roasted makhana also.
  • Mix dry roasted chopped almonds, grated coconut, melon seeds and chironji.
  • Boil the water and add sugar.
  • Continue boiling and make syrup of one wire consistency.
  • Add fried powdered gum resin, and other ingredients alongwith cardamom powder to the syrup and stir quickly to mix everything well.
  • Turn out on to the greased tray.
  • Flatten with the back of the spoon or with the help of greased rolling pin. Allow to cool.
  • Cut into square or diamond shapes using a sharp knife. Store in an airtight tin or box.

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