Surati Ghari Recipe

Surati Ghari Recipe

Ingredients for stuffing:

Ricotta Cheese   – 1 cup
Paneer               – 1/2 cup
Condensed Milk   – 1/2 tin
Sugar                 – 1/2 cup
Ghee                  – 2 tbsp
Sooji                  – 1/4 cup
Almonds             – 1 tsp
Pistachios            – 1 tsp
Cardamom powder – 1 tsp
Saffron strands      – 6

Ingredients for Puri:

Maida       – 1 cup
Ghee        – 1 tbsp
Milk          – 1/ cup

Surati Ghari Preparation:

Take a kadai add ghee and heat it the ghee, add the ricotta cheese and paneer and stir constantly on low flame until cheese and paneer are mixed well and all the water is absorbed.

In a separate pan, roast sooji on medium flame for 5 mins then add cheese mixture, condensed milk and sugar and stir continuously until the water gets evaporated from the mixture. Then add almonds and pistachios and remove from flame and add cardamom powder and saffron, keep the mixture aside and let it cool and make small balls of the mixture.

Now make dough by mixing all the ingredients of maida, ghee and milk till the dough is soft and firm. Then make small puri’s with dough and place cheese balls into each puri , pull up the sides to completely and wrap the ball by carefully removing the excess dough from the top and press dough to seal,  then slightly press the wrapped ball from top.

Take a deep frying pan add ghee fro deep fry heat it on low flame, then put stuffed puri’s into oil and fry until golden brown. Remove from oil, drain prepared Gharis and set aside to completely cool.

Now decorate Ghari’s by whipping the sugar and ghee until light and fluffy. Dip the Gharis and place on a waxed paper lined cookie sheet. Place slivers of almonds and pistachios on the top center. Set aside for the ghee to become firm.

Surati Ghari’s are ready to serve.