Gol papdi or sukhdi is Gujrati sweet made with whole wheat flour, ghee, and jaggery (AKA gol ot gur). Nut and gond are commonly added to make this sweet more nutritious and flavorful.
If you love wheat flour mithai like gun faira, Malida, atta ka seera then there is a good reason to try it because trust this can beat all of these in one blow!
The visual presentation of the gol papdi ingredients below,
Melt 1 tablespoon ghee in a pan, and fry nuts for 1 minute until crispy. Remove nuts with a slotted spoon and set aside.
Add another 3 tablespoons of oil to the pan. Now fry gond on medium-low heat with constant stirring until fully puffed. Remove with a slotted spoon and set aside.
Keep the tray ready for setting the gol papdi. Now, add the remaining ghee, fry sooji for a minute then, and add wheat flour
On low heat fry atta for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
Also, add cardamom and saffron (if using) to the flour.
Now, mix in jaggery powder with the flour. Keep mixing for 2 minutes until jaggery melts and the mixture thickens
Remove from heat and add fried gond and nuts. Mix well and set in an 8 X 8-inch square dish. Press with a flat plate to make it firm. Also, place deep cuts in warm gol papdi.
Rest it overnight so the pieces get firm before removing pieces.
By Mariam Sodawater