Sweet Bholi Recipe

Sweet Bholi Recipe

Sweet Bholi Recipe

Sweet Bholi

Sweet Bholi

Sweet Bholi is a indian traditional Sweet made in South India. It mostly prepared on the auspicious day of Bohi, a day before Pongal. Bohi is the day we celebrate to trash the old and worn out things, thoughts from our mind and start the year afresh from Pongal. The recipe is made simple for easy and quick preparation. The recipe is categorized into 3 steps for easy planning before preparation.

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Maida – 2 cup

Jaggery – 1 cup

Grated coconut – 1 cup

Split Bengal gram – 1 cup (kadalaiparuppu)

Salt and turmeric powder – a small pinch

Cardamom – 5 nos



For dough :

Add maida a pinch of salt and a small pinch of turmeric. Add little water and knead it well until the dough becomes soft. Keep it aside for 2 hours.

For stuffing (pooranam):

Boil the split Bengal gram a little (until you can break easily with your fingers). To this add grated coconut, jaggery and cardamom grind it well without adding water. This is the stuffing or pooranam.

For bholi:

Spread the kneaded maida into a small circle, now keep the stuffing or pooranam in the middle and make it into a ball. Now spread the dough along with the stuffing into circles. Put this on a pan and apply ghee and fry until it turns golden brown on both the sides.

Bholi is now ready!

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