Singhare ki Namkeen Burfi

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Singhara, also known as water chestnut, is rich in carbohydrate, starch , vitamin B6, riboflavin etc. In India they are eaten raw as a fruit, and also boiled. Therte are plenty of delicacies made out og Singhara flour. Singharas are most commonly used in delicacies made for fasting days. This is a low calorie delicacy of Singhara flour......

singhare ki namkeen burfi

Ingredients
(makes 16-18)

  • Singhara flour ¾ cup
  • Yogurt (dahi ) ¾ cup
  • Green chili 2-4
  • Sendha namak ¾ tsp or to taste
  • Ghee/ Oil 1½ tbsp
  • Water about 1 cup
  • Lime/ lemon juice to taste

Method of preparation

  1. Heat about half tbsp ghee/oil in the skillet/ wok. Fry singhara flour (water chestnut flour) on medium heat, until golden brown. Stir constantly. It takes about 10-12 minutes to fry the flour. Keep aside.
singhare ki namkeen burfi
  1. Grease a thali or baking tray and keep aside.
  2. Wash, remove the stem  and finely chop the green chilies.
  3. Whisk the yogurt thoroughly, add 1 ½ cups of water.
  4. Heat remaining ghee/ oil the skillet (I use the same skillet), add green chilies and fry for few seconds and add yogurt.
singhare ki namkeen burfi
  1. Take a boil and add fried singhara flour, and salt. Mix well and stir constantly. It takes about 3-4 minutes to flour to get cooked. Singhara sticks a lot in the ladle so with the help of other ladle or steel knife clear the ladle.
  2. When it is cooked turn off the heat and at last add lemon juice.
singhare ki namkeen burfi
  1. Now pour the entire mixture on greased thali. Spread it in about 1/2 inch thgick layer. You can also use greased rolling pin to spread the mixture by rolling it.
singhare ki namkeen burfi
  1. Let the mixture cool down, takes about 8-10 minutes. Now cut the burfi in required shape.
singhare ki namkeen burfi

Serve delicious singhara's burfi with phalahari chutny with Dahi ke aloo.

Some Suggestins/ Tips :

You can also serve this delicacy as a savory halwa.

Sour yogurt (khatta dahi) would be ideal for this rtecipe.

kuttu ki pakaudi phalahari bhel vrat ke aloo

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