Boondi Paakam

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 Boondi Paakam


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :1 Hr 0 Min

Cook Time : 1 Hr 0 Min

Total Time : 2 Hr 0 Min


Serves : 8
  • 1 cups gram flour

  • 2 tbsp oil

  • 1/3 tsp baking soda

  • 500 ml oil for deep frying

  • 300 gms jaggery

  • 1/4 cups water

  • 1 tsp crushed cardamom

  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg


  • Mix the gram flour, baking soda, oil and adding enough water prepare a slightly thick yet lump free batter
  • Make the jaggery syrup with 300 gm jaggery and quarter cup of water
  • Melt and bring the jaggery syrup to a boil until lightly thick
  • Add few drops of syrup to a small bowl with few spoons of water. If you are able to make a soft ball of it then turn off the flame and cool or else continue to cook until you attain this texture
  • Heat oil in a pan to make boondi.
  • Take a spoonful of batter put it on the slotted spoon and start rubbing it with the back of other spoon into the oil.
  • Fry the little droplets of gram flour until golden brown and add them directly to the prepared jaggery syrup.
  • Releat the process until you use up all the batter.
  • Mix the boondi until it gets coated with the syrup.
  • Add the crushed cadamom and grated nutmeg powder.
  • Line a square pan with baking paper and transfer the mixture on to it.
  • Press it with the flat bottom of a bowl or glass until even.
  • Sprinkle nuts as per choice and cool to room temperature
  • Once cooled completely slice it to desired shapes and serve.
  • Store in an airtight container and relish.