Mom’s Recipe #27 – Lavang Latikas (Indian Sweets)
A delicious North Indian sweet stuffed with coconut and raisins and made on celebratory holidays
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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