Lavang Latika Recipe

Lavang Latika Recipes

Ingredients :

For the dough :

200 g

30 g

a few strands

60 ml

For the filling :

125 g

20 g

20 g

3 g

30 g



For the sugar syrup:

500 g

700 g


flour, sieved


saffron (soaked in 1 tbsp water)



Khoya, mashed

almonds, slivered

pistachios, slivered

clove, powdered

sugar, powdered

cloves (laung)

oil for frying




Method :
  1. Make a well in the center of the sieved flour.
  2. Put the saffron and oil into the well and incorporate into the flour.
  3. Add water gradually and knead to make a hard dough.
  4. Cover with a wet cloth and allow to rest for 15 minutes.
  5. For the stuffing, mix khoya, pistachios, almonds, powdered clove and powdered sugar.
  6. Divide into 12 equal portions.
  7. For the sugar syrup, boil sugar with water till the sugar is completely dissolved, simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  8. Divide the dough into 12 equal portions and shape into balls.
  9. Roll out each of these balls into 6" diameter pancakes.
  10. Place one portion filling in center of each pancakes, brush the edges with water.
  11. Fold the pancakes from the right edge to center and press firmly to seal in the filling.
  12. Repeat from the left edge, to give a 2" wide strip.
  13. Keeping the folded side out, make a ring with the strip.
  14. Brush edges with water and press firmly to seal, secure with a clove.
  15. Shallow fry on a very low heat for 8 - 10 minutes till crisp and golden brown in color.
  16. Remove and drain excess oil.
  17. Dip in hot sugar syrup to submerge completely, turning gently if required.
  18. Allow to soak for 2-3 minutes.
  19. Remove and drain excess syrup.
  20. Arrange neatly on a serving dish and serve.

Serves 4

Preparation time : 35 minutes

Dessert time : 30 minutes

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