Thursday 5 March 2015

Honey Long lata

No festival is complete without dessert and our Holi special dessert is Honey Long lata. This is a famous dish of UP & Bihar. This dish is very similar to gujiya, which is available in northern part of India. This dish is dipped in honey syrup and has khoya / mawa filling in it which makes it a very filling dish & on this sweet note wishing all the members of Desitadka a very Happy Holi!


2 small bowl all purpose flour
1 cup refined oil
1 cup sugar
1 cup khoya
1 tablespoon green cardamom powder
1/2 bowl chopped dry fruits ( as you like)
1 tablespoon coconut powder
1 small bowl honey
1 tablespoon ghee
5 to 6 cloves

Preparation of Longlatta dough.

1.  In a bowl take all purpose flour and add 4 to 5 tablespoon refined oil and mix properly, then add little water and knead firm dough. Then cover it with wet cloth.

2.  In a pan heat ½ tablespoon ghee on a low flame and add grated khoya in it, keep stirring it on low flame.

3. Cook the khoya till it begins to gather around itself. Then take it out in a bowl and keep it aside to cool down.

4.  In the cool khoya, add ⅓ cup sugar, dry fruits and ½ tsp cardamom powder and mix properly to make sure there are no lumps. Now your stuffing is ready.


5. Take maida dough in your palms to form a ball.

6. Dust the rolling board lightly with some flour. Roll each ball with the rolling pin to a small circle.

7.   Then with your fingertip, apply water all over the circumference edge.

8 .  Then place about 1 tbsp of the khoya filling on one side of the circle, keeping the edges empty Carefully, bring one side edges and join. Gently press the edges. 


9. Then bring other side edge and join gently .

10. Again bring other two side and joint gently.

11.  By the help of clove  hold it properly.

12. Heat oil in kadai, then gently slid the longlatta in oil, turn them over carefully and fry the other side. Deep fry them till the longlatta have become light golden.

Preparation of Honey sugar syrup 

1.  Combine water and sugar in a small saucepan
2.  Stir over a low heat until the sugar dissolves
3.  Bring to the boil and cook for 5-7 minutes
4.  Add 1 small bowl honey, green cardamom and coconut powder in the sugar syrup and 
     mix properly
5.  Add fry longlatta in the syrup and keep it in for 5 minutes.

6    Now your Honey Longlatta is ready to serve.

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