Diamond Cuts( the authentic sweet of Malabar)

The crispy crunchy sweet made of maida…this sweet we usually used to make at home and store so when guests come suddenly without warning we could proudly present our homemade sweet dish…Those days getting instant snacks from close-by shops was difficult, as mostly shops will not keep snacks much unlike now..Nothing to beat this delicacy…and always fresh and crispy..

Diamond Cuts( the authentic sweet of Malabar)
Print Recipe
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 30 minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
20 minutes 10 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 30 minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
20 minutes 10 minutes
Diamond Cuts( the authentic sweet of Malabar)
Print Recipe
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 30 minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
20 minutes 10 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 30 minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
20 minutes 10 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 cup Maida (all-purpose flour)
  • 1 teaspoon Ghee
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • as required water
  • A pinch salt of
  • Oil for deep frying
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Water
Servings: servings
Instructions
  1. Mix the maida ( you can use 1/2 cup maida and 1/2 cup wheat flour) with ghee, salt cumin seeds, and milk and and add just enough water to make a stiff dough.
  2. Knead well, and keep aside covered for 30 minutes.
  3. Make small lemon sized balls out of this dough and roll out into thin rounds.
  4. Cut into diamond shaped pieces and deep fry in oil until golden brown evenly.
  5. Transfer to a tissue paper.
  6. Remove the remaining oil from the pan.
  7. To the same pan add sugar and very little water and heat until sugar dissolves and form one string consistency.
  8. Add the fried diamond cuts to the sugar syrup, and slowly saute so that all sides are coasted with sugar without being soggy.
  9. This becomes more crispy and crunchy once cools.
  10. Store in air tight container and serve as needed as a snack.

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