Monday, 17 March 2014

Mitha Muga Bara/ Sweet Moong Fritters

Happy Holi to all my lovely readers.Dola purnima or Holi is a popular festival of Odisha which falls on the full moon day of phalgun (march) month. It is referred to as Spring festival. This festival is celebrated for 5 days in Odisha which starts from Fagu Dasami tenth day of the month Falguna.Smearing the heads with Abira (a violet coloured powder) the people take round the idols of Madanamohana in richly decorated palanquins known as Veemana. The procession is led by village drummers, pipers and the Sankirtana Mandalis. The procession halts in front of each household and the deity is offered Bhog. The daily rounds of the deity for the four days is called Chachery. On the final day of the purnima the celebration culminates in a swing-festival for the deitiesHere is a very simple desert with very less ingredients.


1 Cup Soaked Yellow Moong Dal
1 cup Sugar
1 1/2 Water
Pinch of Cardamom powder
Oil for deep frying

Soak  Moong Dal for 3-4 hours. Blend Smoothly with little water.

Prepare Sugar syrup  by boiling water and Sugar.After 2-3 boils add apinch of cardamom Powder.Switch off the flame.

Fry small vadas from moong dal paste. Now put the vadas to the sugar syrup.


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