Author : Teluguone
Preparation Time : 15min
Cooking Time : 20min
Yield : 4-5
4.0 Stars based on 291 : Reviews
Published On : May 23, 2011
Recipe Category : Appetizers
Recipe Type : Solo Dish
Total Time : 35min
Ingredient : Maida

This is one divine sweet which no one can resist. It is very popular during festivals and weddings or as a matter of fact at any kind of functions.

Recipe of Bobbatlu
  • 1 Cup Bengal gram dal
  • 1 and 1/2 cups sugar / jaggery powdered
  • 8 Cardamoms
  • For covering:
  • 1/2 cup maida
  • 1/2 cup wheat flour
  • 1 cup oil
Directions | How to make  Bobbatlu

1. Wash dal and cook with just enough water. Dal must be cooked very well.

2. Mix maida, wheat flour and a pinch of salt adding water.

3. Make hard dough of it and knead it by adding oil (4 tablespoons) slowly till the dough becomes very soft and pliable.

4. Keep it covered for about 2 hours.

5. Take the cooked dal, drain out any extra water and mash it well or put it in a blender and mix it with sugar/jaggery and a pinch of salt.

6. Heat the mixture on low flame till almost dry.

7. Cool it and add powdered cardamom and make it into 10 or 12 equal sized balls.

8. Knead the maida mixture and divide it into equal number of balls.

9. Take a plastic sheet and put a few drops of oil and spread the maida ball on it with hand, thin at the edges and thick in the middle.

10. Put the sweet ball in the middle and cover it by bringing the edges together.

11. Repeat the procedure for all the balls.

12. Flatten each ball with hand into flat circular chapati carefully with the help of a few drops of oil and fry it on low flame on tava.