Sunday, December 27, 2009

Goan Christmas Sweet : Neureos

·         ½ kg flour
·         2 tbspn ghee
·         A pinch of salt

For the fillings:
·         1 coconut (grated fine)
·         ½ kg sugar (powdered)
·         ½ cup water
·         100 gms cashew nuts finely chopped
·         6 cardamom (powdered)
·         100 gms raisins
·         2 tbspn ghee
·         & oil for fry

Knead the flour along with salt and ghee and form into a ball of dough. Cover with a damp cloth and leave for some time.
Mix coconut, powdered sugar, ghee, cashew nuts, raisins, cardamom over slow fire for sometime, then remove from fire and allow it to cool. divide the dough into small balls, roll out into thin rounds, put a spoonful of the filling on each round, wet the edges, press down to form half moon shapes. Trim the edges with the cutter and deep fry till it becomes brown. Store them in a dry container.