gulgula recipe | goolgoola recipe | gulgule banane ki recipe

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gulgula recipe | goolgoola recipe | gulgule banane ki recipe with detailed photo and video recipe. an extremely popular sweet and savoury snack recipe made with wheat flour and jaggery. the recipe is basically an extension to the popular malpua recipe where the same batter is used to make a deep-fried ball-shaped snack. it is generally served as a snack by itself but also tastes great when served with a choice of spicy chutney.
gulgula recipegulgula recipe | goolgoola recipe | gulgule banane ki recipe with step by step photo and video recipe. indian cuisine deals with myriad types of snack which are known for its either sweet or savoury taste. it also has the combination of snack where it has to offer both the taste in one dish. one such easy and simple deep-fried snack is gulgula recipe, known for its mild sweetness yet offered as an evening snack.

as i mentioned earlier, the batter for this goolgoola is very similar to the malpoa recipe. perhaps there might be slight variation to the consistency and the batter for gulgula recipe is denser inconsistency. this is due to the fact that it has to be deep-fried like mini doughnuts. yet the purpose of both the recipes is completely different. malpua is typically made as a dessert, but the gulgule is made more like a dessert snack. for me, the recipe is very similar to the goli baje or mangalore bajji without the hint of sweetness in it. and hence you can serve it as a snack or as dessert depending upon the mood and audience.

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furthermore, some more important tips, suggestions and variations for a perfect crispy gulgula recipe. firstly, in this recipe, i have used the combination of wheat flour with the semolina to make it crispy textured. yet you can experiment it with maida flour or corn flour for the same reason of crispiness and texture. secondly, the traditional way of making this recipe is with jaggery for the flavour and health aspect. however, you can also use the easier option of sugar for the same purpose. lastly, i have rested the batter for 30 minutes. but if you have the luxury of more time, you can ferment it for 2 hours for better result.

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gulgula recipe

gulgula recipe | goolgoola recipe | gulgule banane ki recipe

HEBBARS KITCHEN
easy gulgula recipe | goolgoola recipe | gulgule banane ki recipe
4.81 from 92 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Resting Time 30 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course sweet
Cuisine rajasthan
Servings 13 pieces
Calories 85 kcal

Ingredients 

  • ½ cup jaggery
  • 1 cup water
  • cup wheat flour / atta
  • ½ tsp fennel / saunf (crushed)
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • oil (for frying)

Instructions
 

  • firstly, in a large bowl take ½ cup jaggery and ½ cup water.
  • whisk and dissolve the jaggery.
  • now add 1½ cup wheat flour, ½ tsp fennel, ¼ tsp cardamom powder and ¼ tsp baking soda.
  • mix well making sure all the spices are well combined.
  • further, add ½ cup more water and mix well.
  • beat for 2 minutes or until the batter turns smooth and silky.
  • cover and rest for 30 minutes or more to get soft and fluffy gulgula.
  • after 30 minutes, beat the batter again for a minute making sure the batter has enough airy texture.
  • dip the hand in the water and scoop a tbsp of batter.
  • drop into hot oil making sure a round ball-sized shaped is attained.
  • stir occasionally and fry on medium flame until it turns dark golden brown.
  • drain off making sure all the oil is drained off.
  • finally, enjoy gulgula hot or store in an airtight container and have for 2-3 days.

Nutrition

Calories: 85kcalCarbohydrates: 19gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 22mgPotassium: 15mgFiber: 1gSugar: 8gCalcium: 5mgIron: 1mg

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how to make gulgula with step by step photo:

  1. firstly, in a large bowl take ½ cup jaggery and ½ cup water.
  2. whisk and dissolve the jaggery.
  3. now add 1½ cup wheat flour, 1½ tbsp rava, 1 tsp fennel, ¼ tsp cardamom powder,¼ tsp salt and ¼ tsp baking soda.
  4. mix well making sure all the spices are well combined.
  5. further, add ½ cup more water and mix well.
  6. beat for 2 minutes or until the batter turns smooth and silky.
  7. cover and rest for 30 minutes or more to get soft and fluffy gulgula.
  8. after 30 minutes, beat the batter again for a minute making sure the batter has enough airy texture.
  9. dip the hand in the water and scoop a tbsp of batter.
  10. drop into hot oil making sure a round ball-sized shaped is attained.
  11. stir occasionally and fry on medium flame until it turns dark golden brown.
  12. drain off making sure all the oil is drained off.
  13. finally, enjoy gulgula hot or store in an airtight container and have for 2-3 days.
    goolgoola recipe

notes:

  • firstly, make sure to dissolve the jaggery well in water before adding wheat flour.
  • also, if you do not have access to jaggery, replace jaggery with sugar.
  • additionally, baking soda can be replaced with baking powder.
  • finally, gulgula recipe tastes great when prepared slightly sweet.

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