Monday, December 13, 2010

A Day to celebrate !

Spice-Club turned Three, yesterday. I created this blog definitely to kick off the winter blues. Seems not a bad idea - this place is a constant source of my Happiness. Down or up , I turn to this magic (blog)"spot "who brings me Joy. Your valuable feedback, wishes nurtured  my creativity and my growth. If you are reading this post,Thank You from my bottom of Heart.
 
On this special day, I am sharing this "Badam (Almond) Puris". Just reading Almond don't estimate is Super healthy, another Holiday food laden with sugar and fat. But moderate consuming will not harm you and again only once in a year we prepare such a sweet. It is very mild in sweet like "Badhusha" and store well at room temperature for 10 days! Only thing, need to sweat a lot to do this layer puris :)


Badam puris

Recipe originated from Mallika Badrinath cookbook
Yield 8 or 9 puris 

Ingredients

All purpose flour/maida: 1 1/2 cup
Blanched Almond : 15
Saffron: a big Pinch
Kesari color/ orange food color : a pinch (optional)
Ghee/clarified butter: 1 tsp

To deep fry:
Oil: to deep fry
Sugar syrup
Sugar: 1 1/2 cup
Water: 3/4 cup
Make a paste:
Rice flour: 1/4 cup
Ghee: 1/4 cup

Method:
If not blanched: Soak the almond in warm water for 10 minutes and peel the skin off.
Grind into fine paste using little water as possible.

Sift the AP flour, add the saffron, kesari color and the almond paste. Knead the dough adding water if needed. Add tsp of Ghee and knead until the dough is smooth. Let it rest 15 minutes.


Make a paste: Using the rice flour+ ghee- beat until they turn soft and fluffy (about 5 minutes)


Make the sugar syrup: Mix water and sugar -bring to "one string" consistency.


How to make puris.

Make 6 medium balls out of the dough.


Roll into 6 circles, keep separate.

Take a spoon full of paste (made with ghee and rice flour) and spread it

Top with another rolled chapati


Repeat the step- until u stack all the chapatis .

Now starting from one end , roll tightly the chapatis.

Form a log

Cut into 1 inch or less, it will be slightly messy (because of ghee )


Slightly flour the rolling pin and the surface- roll into puris (not too thin or thick)- they will look like parotas!



Heat the oil- fry those puris into hot oil until crisp. (The oil may turn cloudy due to rice flour and ghee paste)

Drain in paper towel

Immediately soak for 2 to 3 minutes in hot sugar syrup.
drain and keep in plate or  in wax paper.
You may decorate with nuts (optional)

Badam/Almond puris

Once cooled store in air thigh container.
The puris taste good after 24 hours. The first day it will taste very sugary but turn mild the second day.

51 comments:

Priya said...

Happy 3rd blog anniversary Cham, keep rocking gal..

Badam puris looks extremely irresistible and delicious..

Laavanya said...

Congratulations Cham!
What a unique sweet to celebrate this lovely milestone. Looks elaborate but am sure it tastes lovely.

Rachana said...

Congratulations dear Cham :-) Those badam puris look so tempting...

Srivalli said...

Dear Cham, hearty congratulations on completing 3..wishing you many many years to come...that almond puris were so wonderful.somehow never expected those to be like this..:)..thanks for sharing.

Pavithra said...

Congrats on the milestone dear.. wish u many more like this. Badam puris looks truly tempting.. Beautiful layers and perfect for the occasion.

Bong Mom said...

Happy 3rd and wish you many many more. Love you and your blog :)

Nandini said...

Congrats! The puris look very awesome!

Soma said...

Congrats Cham. Your space is delight with wonderful recipe. Wishing you many more!!!

This is a lovely lovely recipe. I had no idea how this was made. Thanks for the step by step recipe.\

Soma - www.ecurry.com

Sharmilee! :) said...

Congrats on ur 3rd yr...! Wishing you may more to come

Vani said...

Happy birthday, Spice CLub! ANd wishing you many many more years of happy blogging, Cham!

Curry Leaf said...

Wishing Spice Club many many more food filled years. CONGRATS to you and Spice Club Cham. The puris as looking delicious. As usual love the stepwise pics. I thnk we can go for different fillings in this as well. GREAT.

Ushnish Ghosh said...

Dear Cham
Thank God I landed here from a fellow blogger...I always wanted to make this...tried with basic patty roles...but this is the one I was looking for . The photographs and the description is very good..Thanks for sharing. Book marking it. I am following you.
Have a nice week

lata raja said...

Congratulations on this milestone! Wish you a very happy blog anniversary and many many more to come!

LG said...

Happy birthday to Spice Club, Badam puri looks yummo..

Sanjeeta kk said...

What a delicious treat for this wonderful occasion. Congrats and many more of such delicious blogging days to you. bets wishes.

Happy Cook said...

Congragulations Cham 3 years, wowo that is how long I have known you them too :-)
Wishing you and your delicious blog many more happy years of delicous cooking.
Love that badam puri. I am a sweet lover as you know and i do wish i could grab a few.

Satya said...

Pooris are looking awesome cham... good one..

Shama Nagarajan said...

Congrats dear..keep rocking

G.Pavani said...

Hi Cham,
Congrats on completing 3 and wish you celebrate more...badam puri looks yummy..bookmarked it..

Viki's Kitchen said...

Congrats Cham. Very true words on how enthusiastic we become by blogging:) Badam poori seems very difficult to make, but your pictures makes me crave:) So cute!

notyet100 said...

congrats ,..;-) wish u many more,..

SS blogs here said...

Happy Anniversary Cham! I know what you mean by your blog being your happy "spot"! Glad we get to share in your joy. Your puris look fabulous! The layers.. and the crunch.. simply irresistible!

n33ma said...

Happy Birthday Spice-club.

PreeOccupied said...

Congratulations and wish you and your Blog a long and happy presence in the culinary world. Those almond puris are so beautiful looking.

Divya Vikram said...

Congrats Cham on the milestone. You definitely have inspired me in blogging. Sweet looks delicious..

Tanvi@Sinfully Spicy said...

Dear Cham,
Happy 3rd anniversary.I have started following u recently but love the simple posts and do-able recipes.
These pooris are so so yum looking.Fried foods are always a treat.So nice of you to show step by step pictures..makes things a lot easy!

Manasi said...

Happy Birthday Spiceclub!! May u have many more! Now, hand me some of thse badam puris! :))

Good Luck Cham!

Sumi said...

congrats cham..love ur blog.
do u know..your red capsicum chutney is one of my favorite recipe as well as my favorite picture.keep blogging

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

Happy anniv... Awesome puris to celebrate the occasion!

aqua said...

Congrats Cham! Badam puris sound absolutely delicious, something I'd love to have.

Sonia@7spice said...

Happy birthday to Spice Club!! Wish you many many years to come! Love you and your space always! :) :)

Vibaas said...

Happy Blog Anniversary! Those Badam puris look very yummy!

rekhas kitchen said...

congrats cham and wish u many more happy years like this enjoy cooking and bloging Good luck.

Pari said...

Hearty congrats to spice club on turning 3. These puris look so much like khwaja, awesome.
FOODELICIOUS

Malar Gandhi said...

Happy Ann'y, badhusha looks amazing - very authentic and inviting.

Pushpa said...

Congratulations and wish you many more years of happy blogging,Badam puris look delicious.

Apu said...

Congrats!! The sweet looks yummy.

meeso said...

Congratulations! I haven't been blogging enough lately and have so much to catch up on! This looks delicious and I've already bookmarked :)

Uma said...

Wow, 3 yrs already? Way to go Spice Club!! Congrats and wishing you many more good years ahead. Lovely badam puris.

homecooked said...

Congrats Cham on ur anniversary! WIsh you many many more :) These puri's look sinful! Yummy :)

Purnima@a creative project said...

Congrats dear!! Your blog is fantastic!! It looks so fresh, refreshing and inspiring!! I love the recipe.. I have eaten these only at mithai shops.. It is interesting to know its recipe and how it is actually made!!!

Have a nice weekend!!

Gulmohar said...

Hearty Congratulations..3 yrs and still rocking..Great job girl :-)
Badam puri looks awesome with that flaky texture

Sayantani said...

you are one of those whose blogs inspired me to become a part of this beautiful community...I should have said this before but your blog baby's three years b'day is a great occasion to thank and congratulate you for everything.
badam puris look delectable.

sra said...

Congratulations! Always enjoy visiting here for unusual and detailed recipes.

Kannan said...

Great recipe.

Indie.Tea said...

What a unique and delicious-looking version of puri. Yum!

Dibs said...

Awesome post! Congrats on your 3 years!

Vandana Rajesh said...

Congrats on your anniversary cham and wishing you many more to come. The almond puris look very good indeed.

aipi said...

Congrats on your milestone..wish you many many more to come :)
Badam puri looks delightful..awesome recipe!

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Miri said...

Congratulations Cham!!! and that sweet treat looks just the way to celebrate! :)

maha said...

Badam puris looks superb dear.vl try in this way soonly.
maha