In olden times, Panjiri was normally given to nursing mothers. It is considered Hot Food to help with the production of breast milk and give them energy. But now Panjiri is treated as a nutritional supplement in winter. It is made from whole-wheat flour, daal mash or semolina fried in ghee and full of dried fruits and herbal gums. Try this Mash Ki Daal Ki Panjiri, everybody will love this.
Mash Ki Daal Ki Panjiri
- Semolina – 250 kg
- Ghee – 1 kg
- Gurr – 1 kg
- Kamarkas – 10 gm
- Gum Arabic (Acacia) – 100 gm
- Almond – 250 gm
- Pistachio – 250 gm
- Char Magaz – 50 gm
- Dry ginger – 2 tsp
- Water – 1/4 cup
- Mash ki daal – 1 cup (soaked overnight and then grind)
- Phool makhanay (Lotus seeds) – 1/2 cup
- Take a wok; heat up ghee and fry grinded daal like fritters, take out from the ghee and grind.
- In same ghee add gum and fry until light and fluffy, take it out and grind.
- Now in remaining ghee add water and gurr, cook until gurr dissolves.
- Take another pan, add little bit ghee and fry semolina until it’s golden brown.
- Fry pistachio and almond in 2 tbsp of ghee, then grind coarsely.
- Grind fine dry ginger root and kamarkas.
- Now take a big sized bowl, and add fried semolina, ground nuts, kamarkas, ground gum, fried and ground daal, char maghaz and dry ginger, mix well.
- Then add syrup and mix well.
- Then add roasted phool makhanay.
- Yummy mash daal panjiri ready to eat.