A sweet version of Lucknow’s famous saffron flavored bread
Preparation time:30 mins. Cooking time: 6-7 mis. for each sheermal, 20mins for the syrup Serves: 4
Recipe Ingredients: For the dough 300 gms cup white flour 1 cup clarified butter Half cup milk Salt to taste For the Stuffing Half cup khoya 2 tablespoon of cut dry fruits 1 teaspoon sugar For Chakrafool Honey Glaze 1 cup water 1 cup sugar 2 chakrafool 2 tablespoon of honey For the topping 4 tablespoon of Saffron Milk Mixed dry fruits
Recipe Method: Make a semi hard dough with white flour, ghee and salt. Heat the khoya on a pan and then mix it with sugar and dry fruits in a bowl. Boil water, sugar and chakrafool till it becomes a thick syrup of two string consistency. Turn off the gas and add honey to it. Stuff the dough with the khoya dry fruits mixture and roll them like parathas. Cook the rolls in an oven or a tandoor till they turn brown. As soon as you take the rolls out of the oven, pour a small spoonful saffron milk over it. Garnish with sugar syrup and dry fruits and serve.
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And as they say, fortune favours the brave, Pankaj went on to become a worthy winner and with it India's first ever MasterChef.
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