IMARATI:CRISY & JUICY SWEET
IMARATI, a crispy & juicy Sweet, which is made of White Lentil & soaked in the sugar syrup. It is crispy & soft and quickly melts in the mouth. This sweet is Similar to Jalebi, but taste is totally different. This sweet is popular in South India & North India.
1 cup Urad Dal without skin (White Lentil) soaked 4-5 hrs.
1 cup Clarified Butter for frying
1 cup Sugar
½ cup water
1tsp. Cardamom Powder
1tbsp. Pistachio, finely chopped
2-3 Silver leaf, optional
1-Grind soaked Urad dal or white lentil to a fine paste with little water. Take out from the jar & mix it nicely to make pancake like batter.
2- Make sugar syrup, in the separate pan with water & sugar. Add cardamom powder in this and bring it to boil to make little sticky syrup. Remove from heat and keep aside.
3- Fill an icing bag with the lentil paste and heat clarified butter in the shallow fry pan. Keep the heat medium low, and slowly make circular or oval shape by pressing the piping bag. Golden fry from both side and remove Imarati from pan. Make all Imaratis in the batches and soaked in the sugar syrup for 10 minutes.
4- Remove from sugar syrup and serve in the plate. Garnish it with finely chopped Pistachio and silver leaf.