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Gakul Pithe Recipe | Makar Sankranti Special Sweet Dish Gakul Pithe Recipe | Gakul Pitha A Bengali Sweet Dish Recipe
India is a land of festivals and sweets are the essential to make the celebration complete. As a tradition Bengalis prepare varieties of sweets on the occasion of "sankarnti" a well known festival celebrated across the country by different names. "Gokul Pithe" is one of the most popular sweet recipes being prepared on this occasion.
My husband is a pure sweet freak. This time on the occasion of Sankranti, I prepared this recipe for him. I am glad to share the recipe among all the peers. This recipe needs very few ingredients and quite easy to prepare. Follow the simple instructions given below to make this mouth watering recipe.
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What You Need
- 1 Cup All-purpose flour
- 1 Coconut, shredded
- 500ml Milk
- 3 Cup Sugar
- 1 tbsp cardamom, Crushed
- 1 cup Sunflower oil
Procedure for Stuffing
a) Add the coconut and 1 cup sugar first in heavy bottomed vessel and mix well using wooden spoon.Stir continuously, till the sugar melts .
b)Add milk and stir well in medium flame.Stir till the mixture become dry and sticky.
c) Add the crushed cardamom and mix it well.Stuffing is ready.
d) Let it cool and shape round or like a diamond.
Procedure to make Sugar Syrup
In bowl, take 2 cup sugar, small amount of crushed cardamom and 4 cup water.Mix them well and boil it for 5 mins.
How to Prepare Gakul Pitha
- Take a spread bowl and mix the flour, little amount of sugar and water.Make a batter.
- Now take the ball like stuff and pour into the batter.
- Put oil in a pan and when it become hot,place the stuff with batter in the oil and deep fry them.
- After frying soaked them directly into sugar syrup.
- Lastly boil the sugar syrup with the balls for 2 mins.
- Let them cool and refrigerate them.Serve it cool.
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