Soan Papdi is a very popular Indian sweet ideal for any occasion. Available in multiple variations, the most popular ones are made by Haldirams (often called as Haldiram Soan Papdi).
Haldirams Soan Papdi Recipe

Ingredients:
Gram Flour – 2 1/2 cups
Maida (Plain Flour) – 2 1/2 cups
Ghee – 500 ml
Sugar – 5 cups
Water – 2 1/2 cups
Milk – 1/4 cup
Cardamoms – 1 tsp, crushed coarsely
4 inch squares cut from thin polythene sheets (optional)

For Garnishing:
Almonds and Pistachios – handful, chopped

Method:
1. Sift the gram flour and maida together. Keep aside.
2. Heat ghee in a heavy pan over medium flame.
3. Add the sifted flour and roast until light golden.
4. Remove and keep aside.
5. Combine the milk and water in a pan.
6. Place it over low-medium flame and add the sugar.
7. Stir well to mix evenly.
8. Simmer until it reaches a two thread consistency.
9. Pour this into the flour mixture and mix well until the mixture forms thread like flakes.
10. Pour tis into a greased plate and roll to a 1 inch thickness.
11. Sprinkle cardamoms, almonds and pistachios on top. Gently press them and even the surface.
12. Allow it to cool.
13. Cut it into 1 inch squares. Cover with the polythene squares
14. Store them in an airtight container.
15. Serve as a dessert sweet.

Note: Two thread consistency is when two threads are formed when your forefinger and thumb are pulled apart gently after touching the syrup. This is also the stage when a drop of the syrup is dropped into a bowl of cold water it forms a soft ball.

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10 thoughts on “Soan Papdi

  1. Vijaya said on November 9, 2016 at 7:37 pm

    I do love this site ! Thank you !

  2. palakvyas said on March 12, 2014 at 2:39 pm

    I want this recipe in gujarati language

  3. palakvyas said on March 12, 2014 at 2:38 pm

    I want this recipe in Gujarati Language

  4. sukhvinder said on August 26, 2010 at 6:46 am

    its really awesome mouth watering dish i loce it

  5. Rachna Gandhi said on October 16, 2009 at 1:25 pm

    It was delicious

  6. asma said on March 2, 2009 at 1:08 pm

    its gr8 i love it

  7. gayatri said on October 26, 2008 at 6:32 am

    All ingredient quantity is in terms of cups. Please make Ghee quantity also in terms of cups. That helps to get good result irrespective of size of the cup used.

  8. tabasum razavi said on September 16, 2008 at 9:28 am

    not so bad

  9. tabasum razavi said on September 16, 2008 at 9:26 am

    it was becomemy favrate dish

  10. Rupa said on August 19, 2008 at 8:35 pm

    ok…not bad.

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