*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                 KUSHLI (COCONUT & CREAM OF WHEAT DESSERT)
 
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 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Indian                           Vegetarian
                 Desserts
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       c            Flour (all purpose)
    1       pn           Salt
    1       pn           Baking soda
    6       tb           Butter/oleo
      1/2   c            Water
      1/2   c            Coconut, fresh and shredded
    2       tb           Almonds, blanched
    1       c            Cream of wheat
    1       c            Sugar
   10                    Cordamom pods
    2       tb           Raisins
                         Vegetable oil for deep fryng
 
   Sift flour, salt and baking soda together.  Rub in 2
   tb butter/oleo. Prepare a stiff dough with some water,
   about 1/2 cup.  Set aside.
   
   To prepare the pastry filling, heat remaining
   butter/oleo in a skillet. Add coconut, almonds and
   cream of wheat.  Cook until mixture is golden.
   
   Remove seeds from the 10 cardamom pods.
   
   Add sugar, cardamom seeds and raisins.  Cook until
   sugar is completely dissolved, about 5 to 7 mins.
   
   Divide dough into 12 equal portions.  Roll each
   portion into a 4-in round. Place some filling on half
   of the round, leaving 1/4 inch border around the edge.
   Fold the other half over the mixture and seal edges
   completely.
   
   Heat vegetables oil for deep frying.  Fry the
   pasteries until golden.
  
 
 
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