This mithai is a soft, fried fitter is a popular treat at Guyanese and Trinidadian special occasions such as weddings. These soft mithai is made with flour, butter, fresh coconut, anise seed, and evaporated milk. It's fried till golden brown then tossed in a sugar syrup until crystallized. She only made these on Hindu holidays such as Diwali and Holi, and other religious functions. These sweets were just one among many that we enjoyed during auspicious times of year. We also made peera, a crunchy mithai/kurma, and parsad.