Flower Rose(Gulab) Pitha Recipe

Valentines day is here, so I am sharing an Valentines Day special recipe with you. You can try this romantic dish at home Smile

Ingredients –

  1. All purpose flour/Maida  – 1 Cup
  2. Milk – 1 cup
  3. Butter or Ghee – 1 tbsp
  4. Food color (red, yellow, green)
  5. Sugar (as per your taste) – 1 cup
  6. Cardamom powder (optional)
  7. Vegetable oil for deep  frying

Method

  • Heat a kadai or pan on medium flame.
  • Add milk, Ghee and all purpose flour and mix well.
  • Cook for 1-2 minutes on low flame, keep stirring constantly.
  • After 2 minutes switch off the heat,transfer the dough into a plate.
  • Knead the dough thoroughly for 1-2 minutes after it become soft.
  • Divide the dough into a three to four equal part, add colors and mix well.
  • Take a small ball, and with the help of rolling pin, roll the dough in circle shape.
  • Use a glass to cut the flattened dough into small circles.
  • Follow the instructions in the video to shape the dough into a rose.
  • You can mix more than one colored dough, to make a multi-color rose
  • Follow the instructions in the video to make leaves of the rose.
  • Add 1 cup sugar with 1 ½ cup of water in another pan to make sugar syrup. Cook it until all the sugar dissolves into the water and become little thick (approx. 4-5 minutes).
  • When the syrup is ready, turn off the flame, add cardamom powder into it and allow it to cool down for few minutes. Check with your fingertip, when you see 1 thread of the sugar syrup between your fingertips, it means sugar syrup is ready.
  • Fry Rose Pitha on low flame, you need lot of patience while frying, if you increase the heat this might remain uncooked from inside.
  • When it starts floating in the oil, flip the Rose Pitha until it turns light brown in color.
  • Dip the fried Rose Pitha  2-3 at a time into the warm sugar syrup for few seconds and transfer to another plate.
  • Flower Rose  Pitha is ready to serve.
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