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Mishti Aloo’r Pantua Recipe By Ananya Banerjee

Oct 16, 2018







Bengali's fondness of making mouthwatering desserts is universal and during #DurgaPuja the culinary skills are at the epicenter. Mishti Aloor Pantua is a sweet round delicacy filled with khoya and wrapped in potato casing, deep fried in Emami Healthy & Tasty Refined Rice Bran Oil and soaked in sugar syrup to entice you with its irresistible flavour.


    2 Sweet potatoes
    1 tbsp Flour (or as required for binding)
    200 gms Khoya
    1 tsp Green cardamom seeds
    1 tsp Pistachios, chopped (optional)
    Thick sugar syrup with:
    2 cups Sugar
    2 cups Water
    Few Green cardamoms
    Oil for frying


Method of Preparation:

– Boil the sweet potatoes until well done.

– Mash the potatoes until smooth, making sure there are no lumps.

– Add the flour to the mashed potatoes and mix together to make a smooth dough.

– Make equal lemon-size balls with the dough.

– Take one ball, flatten on your palm and fill the center with some khoya, a cardamom seed, and some pistachios. Seal the ball and set aside. Repeat with the entire dough.

– Heat oil in a pan until it reaches smoking point.

– Lower the heat to medium and deep fry the jamuns until golden brown.

– Dunk the fried jamuns in the warm sugar syrup for 20-30 minutes.

– Remove the jamuns from the syrup and set aside for 5-6 hours before serving.

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Ananya is a successful home chef, cookbook author, food stylist and consultant. She is known for her unique pop-ups that focus on Ethiopian as well as Bengali and Odisha food. Ananya-r Rannaghor is her tribute to lost and rare recipes of her home state.

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