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Showing posts with label Sugar Syrup. Show all posts
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Friday, October 28, 2011

SugarSyrup

I used to think all the while, that this is really difficult, but thanks to my sister-in-law she showed me once with jaggery.

Sugar - as per the requirement to make the sweet
Water - 1/2 cup (small one)

Water to be added just to ensure that sugar doesn't get burnt off before it starts melting

  1. Mix Sugar and Water and heat them in a kadai
  2. Stir them occasionally
  3. Check as and when the syrup has become thick (when you touch the syrup in hand a sticky thread should be formed)
  4. Can add cardamom powder for taste
Once the thread is obtained, the syrup is ready for the sweet to be made.

Note: Instead of Sugar if Jaggery is used then Jaggery Syrup would be ready.

CopraPak

I was delighted to cook Coprapak on this Sunday evening. Thanks to my mother-in-law to teach me how it should be made.
This post is sent to My Diwali My Way Event announced by Kushi.


Ingredients:
  • Coconuts - 2 Nos
  • Sugar - 750g
  • Poppy Seeds - 2 tbsp
  • Cashewnuts - 100 gms
  • Ghee for frying - 2 tbsp
  • Ghee for grease - 2 tsp (depending on the plate size)
  • Cardamom powder (optional) - for taste - 2 tbsp
  • Baking Soda (optional) - 1 tbsp
Method:
  1. Grate the coconut
  2. Prepare the Sugar Syrup
  3. Fry poppy seeds and keep it aside
  4. Fry Cashewnuts and keep it aside
  5. Once the sugar syrup is ready, add coconut, poppy seeds and cashewnuts and stir continuously till all of them mix well into sugar syrup and it becomes thicker
  6. Grease a plate with ghee
  7. Pour the mixture and leave it to cool for sometime
  8. When the mixture is warm cut into desired shapes