Monday, May 12, 2008


India celebrates flurry of sweet sticky treats in its every festive moments.
Indian sweet recipes has many different styles throughout all of India. For that matter, there is really not one accepted style of Indian cuisine but rather many different styles. Of course there will be some similarities but it will also be very different from place to place.

Some of the popular sweet in Andhra (specially in godavari dist.) is also known as Palakova, puta rekulu, kajalu, kajji kaayalu . It is often prepared in every andhra festival be it Deewali or sankranti.
Here are a few recipes for making popular and traditional Andhra Sweets.

Madata kaja Ingredients:

Maida/Plain flour-6 cups
Ghee-2 tbsp
Oil for deep frying

for sugar syrup:
Cardamoms -4

How to prepare:

1. Sieve the maida/Plain flour then add the baking powder and ghee and mix it with
water like the chapathi dough. Keep aside this dough 30 mints .
2. Prepare sugar syrup medium consistency (more thickness then gulab jamun syrup and less
thickness then thread consistency)
3. Now take a medium sized dough ball and roll it like chapathi then apply little bit oil or ghee on
4. Cut the chapathi 3-4 cm bits with a sharp knife like ribbons then rotate this ribbon like a mat.
5. Now heat oil and deep fry them to golden crispy brown (on medium heat).
6. Dip them into the syrup,and allow them to soak for 20 minutes afterwords remove & let cool.


easycrafts said...

Thats new to me...will surely try sometime

Mansi Desai said...

wow, never knew this existed!:) looks delicious, thanks for sending it over to MM!:)

Pravs said...

i have had this sweet at a andhra friends place. too good.