Traditional Kerala snack
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In a pan, add 1 cup of sugar, ½ cup of water and 3 cardamoms
Boil to form a syrup consistency. Set aside.
In a bowl mix, 2 cups of maida/all purpose flour, ¼ cup of water, a pinch of salt and a pinch of yellow food colour. Mix well the ingredients.
Knead to form a thick dough.
Divide the dough into two halves.
With a rolling board and pin, make thick sheets of flattened dough.
Grease 1 tbsp of ghee over the flattened dough
Sprinkle 1 tsp of rice flour on top of it.
Wrap around to form a complete roll of flattened sheet just like sushi rolls.
Slice down the entire roll further into rolls of 1-2cm width
Flatten each roll lengthwise using a rolling pin.
Fry the prepared flattened pieces in a frying pot.Toss the sides and fry till golden yellow colour.
Toss in the sugar syrup for a few seconds and take out.
Hot delicious madakku is ready to be served.
¼ tsp of turmeric powder can be used as an alternative for yellow food colour.