Boondis are nothing but small round deep fried balls of gram flour which are soaked in sugar syrup. Later on the syrup is drained. These infused balls are called as Sweet Boondis or Meethi Boondi. This is generally made during special occasions in India. Easy to make and can be stored up to a week at room temperature and after which refrigerated upto a month.
Gram Flour - 1 Cup
| || Water - ½ Cup|| |
| ||Sugar - 1 ½ Cup|| |
| || Water - 1 Cup (for the syrup)|| |
| ||Cardamom Powder - 1 tsp|| |
| ||Oil for deep frying|| |
| || Perforated spoon/ ladle|| |
| || Candy thermometer - this is used to measure the temperature of the sugar syrup|| |
• Place Water and Sugar in a pan and bring it to boiling on medium heat. Now stir continuously till all the Sugar is dissolved.
• Then reduce the heat to low until the temperature of the Syrup has reached to 220deg on Candy thermometer.
• Meanwhile mix the Gram Flour with Water to make a smooth consistent batter.
• Heat Oil in a frying pan on medium heat.
• Now hold the perforated ladle about 1 1/2 inches above the Oil in the centre of the frying pan. With the other hand pour the batter over the ladle to cover all the holes.
• The batter will drop through the holes in the Oil.
• Fry them till the sizzling sound stops and slightly golden in colour.
• Lift these Boondis with a slotted spoon/ladle and drop them directly in the warm syrup and mix.
• Let them soak in the syrup for few minutes.
• Add the Cardamom Powder to the syrup and mix well.
• Now drain off the excess syrup and store them in clean-dry containers.