Chandrakala Recipe

Chandrakala is a popular Indian sweet dish made during festivals and special occasions. It is a deep-fried pastry filled with a sweet and rich stuffing of khoya (milk solids), nuts, and aromatic spices. The outer layer is crispy and golden, while the inside is soft and melt-in-your-mouth delicious. Chandrakala is often garnished with a sprinkle of powdered sugar or a drizzle of sugar syrup. It is a delightful treat that is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.

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Ingredients for Chandrakala Recipe

  • as needed For The Dough
  • 1/4 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 tablespoon Ghee
  • as per your need Water
  • as required For The Filling
  • 0.13 cup Khoya
  • 0.03 cup Chopped Nuts
  • 0.03 teaspoon Cardamom Powder
  • 0.03 cup Powdered Sugar
  • as per your need For Frying
  • as per your need Oil
  • as per your need For Garnish
  • as required Powdered Sugar Or Sugar Syrup

Directions: Chandrakala Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a mixing bowl, combine all-purpose flour, ghee, and water to make a soft dough.
  • STEP 2.Divide the dough into small balls and roll them out into thin circles.
  • STEP 3.Place a spoonful of the khoya and nut filling in the center of each circle and fold it into a half-moon shape, sealing the edges.
  • STEP 4.Heat oil in a deep pan and fry the chandrakala until they turn golden brown and crispy.
  • STEP 5.Remove from the oil and drain excess oil on a paper towel.
  • STEP 6.Sprinkle powdered sugar on top or drizzle with sugar syrup before serving.
  • STEP 7.Chandrakala can be stored in an airtight container for up to 3-4 days.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure the dough is soft and pliable for easy rolling.
  • Do not overfill the chandrakala, as it may burst while frying.
  • Fry the chandrakala on medium heat to ensure they cook evenly and become crispy.
  • You can customize the filling by adding chopped nuts, raisins, or cardamom powder for extra flavor.
  • Serve chandrakala as a dessert or sweet snack during festive occasions.

Storage and Serving

  • Store chandrakala in an airtight container at room temperature.
  • Serve them as is or warm them up slightly before serving.
  • Chandrakala pairs well with a cup of hot tea or coffee.
Nutrition
value
305
calories per serving
13 g Fat8 g Protein39 g Carbs1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    13g
  • Protein
    8g
  • Carbs
    39g
  • Fiber
    1g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    39g
  • Protein
    8g
  • Fiber
    1g

Fats

  • Fat
    13g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    162mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    2mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    37mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    0mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    27mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    164mg
  • Selenium
    14mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp