1 c. urad dhal 1 c. sugar 1 tsp. rice 1/2 c. water 2 drops food coloring (yellow) oil (for deep frying)
Mix urad dhal and rice in water and let it soak for 2 hours. Strain water and grind it in blender with 1/2 cup of water into a fine paste. Mix. the food coloring with it. Make a syrup by mixing 1 cup of sugar with 1/2 cup of water and heat it to a string consistency. Keep it ready. Heat oil in a fry pan. Take clear white cloth with a small button hole in the middle. Fill the cloth with dough and press it against the button hole. Holding it over oil, make the design. Deep fry in oil. Take it out and drop it in the syrup. After it sucks the syrup, put it on a flat plate until it gets dried. Makes about 12.