Monday, July 21, 2008

Panasa Thonalu


Plain flour or maida-4 cups
Salt-a pinch
Sooji-2 tablespoons
Sugar-2 cups
Oil for deep fry
Cardamom powder-a pinch


1. Mix the flour, salt and sooji in a bowl and make a tough dough. Keep it aside for 20-30 minutes.
2. Divide the dough into lemon sized balls.
3. Roll the balls into rectangular shapes using the rolling pin.
4. Cut them into straight lines using a knife or biscuit cutter.
5. Fold all the lines together and joint the ends on both sides using oil.
6. Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry them until they turn brown in colour.
7. Boil the sugar with two cups of water in a thick bottomed vessel and make a syrup with one string consistency.
8. Add the cardamom powder and lower the flame.
9. Dip the deep fried panasa thonalu into the syrup and take them out.
10. Let them dry and store them in an air tight container.

My dear friend Prajusha has passed me two more awards. Thanks a lot Prajusha!

I would like to pass these awards to Asha of,

Menu Today of,

Hima of and

Latha of


Jyothi said...

Hi, I know this sweet and just love them a lot. Thanks for sharing, they are very tempting...looks sweet....

Forgot! congratulations my dear... you must deserve that awards...keep going dear...

Uma said...

Wow, nenu first panasa thonalu peru choosi fruit anukonna! But, awesome recipe. Never heard of it! looks so delicious.

Menu Today said...

Hi Vijaya,

Great looking sweet!!! Thanks for the award. I will be blogging from August. Taking rest after a long trip.

Prajusha said...

wow..this looks yummy..will try sometime

Daily Meals said...

Thank you Jyothi! This is my son's favourite sweet.

Hi Uma! Please give it a try...children will love them...

Daily Meals said...

Hi Menu Today! Have a good rest and come back with more recipes...

Hi Prajusha! Please do give it a try...

Kalai said...

I've never heard of this sweet, but it sounds fantastic!! Congratulations on the award, dear. :)

rekhas kitchen said...

hi first time me blog lo ,me blog chala bagudi chalarojulaki panasa tonalu recipe choosanu ma friend chesedi nenu me recipe try chestanu

Bhawna said...

Congratulations u deserve every bit of ur awards...its a very nice sweet, even we make meethe shakarpare like this
take care...and keep going

Daily Meals said...

Hi Kalai! Panasa thonalu (jackfruit sheaths) taste very nice.

Hi Rekha! Thank you. Thappakunda try cheyandi:)

Hi Bhawna! Thank you dear. Glad to see your comment. Please post the meethe shakarpare recipe...

Jaya said...

these remains my fav, but we(me and mom) used to make these for festivals specially Holi ..
thanks for reminding those wonderful days ..
hugs and smiles

Hima said...

Hey vijaya, Thanks for the awards girl. Much appreciated. I am trying to cope from my C-section. Will be back soon to blog few more wonderful recipies. Thanks once again and panasa tonalu recipe kothaga undi. tappakunda try chesta.

Latha Narasimhan said...

Nice sweet dear! :) Congrats on your well deserved awards! :) Thanks for passing to us! :))

Daily Meals said...

Hi Jaya! Thank you.

Thank you Hima!

Thank you Latha!

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