Mom’s Recipe #27 – Lavang Latikas (Indian Sweets)

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A delicious North Indian sweet stuffed with coconut and raisins and made on celebratory holidays

10-12 pieces
1 cup flour
9 tablespoons water ( divided )
6 tablespoons coconut ( lightly roasted )
2 tablespoons khus khus (poppy seeds) ( lightly roasted )
50 grams khoya (dried Indian milk product)
1 tablespoon raisins ( chopped )
1/2 cup plus ¾ tablespoons sugar ( divided )
1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder or 4-5 green cardamoms ( pounded )
4 cloves ( light pounded and 12-14 cloves for decorating )
1 cup oil (250 ml)

Make a soft dough with ghee and 5 tablespoons water. Knead for 4-5 minutes until mixed.

Combine coconut, poppy seeds, khoya, raisins, ¾ tablespoon sugar, pounded or powdered cardamom and 4 pounded...
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Nutritions

Calories
3556

Sodium
839mg
34% DV

Fat
291g
448% DV

Protein
25g
51% DV

Carbs
123g
42% DV

Fiber
12g
50% DV

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes is a classic Southern dish! Flavored with bacon, onion, garlic and cider vinegar, you know these vegetables are bound to be good. Serve garden fresh okra and tomatoes during the summer months, or use canned and frozen ingredients in the off-season. Paired with a side of cornbread, this is a simple and affordable dish to enjoy year-round!

3 slices thick cut bacon
1 small Vidalia onion
2 cloves garlic
2 15.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
1 T sugar
2 t fresh thyme leaves
1 dried bay leaf
1/2 t apple cider vinegar
1/2 t Worcestershire sauce
2 c fresh or frozen okra
salt and pepper ( to taste )
6
  • In a large skillet or Dutch oven, cook bacon until the bacon is starting to get crispy and the fat is rendered, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the onion and garlic; saute for 5 more...
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Nutritions

Calories
1105

Sodium
1147mg
47% DV

Fat
114g
176% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV