Soan Papdi Recipe

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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

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

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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