Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Panasa Thonalu / Flower Kaaja

Panasa Thonalu  is a famous and traditional sweet of  Andhra.  These are deep fried and dipped into sugar syrup.

Panasa Thonalu is a simple dish usually prepared at the time of festivals or as an evening snack.



Ingredients:

Maida – 1 cup
Sugar – ½ cup
Ghee – 2 tsps
Salt a pinch
Cardamom powder a pinch
Water as required for dough
Water – ½ cup for sugar syrup
Oil for frying

Preparation

  • Take maida, salt and ghee in a bowl and mix well
  • Add enough water and make it as soft dough

  • Meanwhile In a vessel prepare sugar syrup by boiling ½ cup of water with ½ cup sugar.
  • Boil on medium flame until sugar dissolves and it turns thick sticky syrup.
  • Add cardamom powder to the syrup for flavor
  • Make small balls of this dough and roll them as flat (as puri)
  • Now make slits vertically leaving the edges untouched
  • Now twist the ends to make it as flower

  • Heat the oil and deep fry them until golden brown
  • And transfer them into sugar syrup.
  • Keep them for 2-3 mins in syrup.
  • After they cooled serve or transfer them to a closed air-tight container.

40 comments:

  1. They look superb...loved the shape...

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  2. Thanks for stopping by my blog ... this treat looks gorgeous, I love the way u've made the flower ... am following u'r blog now!

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  3. Very beautifully done, looks so delicious.

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  4. Real panasa thonala madiri norooristhunnayi. :)

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  5. Wav, chala bagunnayi.Wonderful post.

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  6. looks delicious...liked the step by step presentation.

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  7. Yum ..this looks so delicious ....ages I had this

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  8. This looks wonderful.I have different version of this instead of sugar i used salt.

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  9. yummy snack.. love the shape.. @ home we call it aeli kathu :)

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  10. Panasa thonalu looks super irresistible, great snack,i dont bother to have some..

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  11. Panasa Thonalu looks delicious...Must try this snack....

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  12. Wow, what a beautiful creation..thats too much for work, but worth it.

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  13. Very new dish to me and u made it so perfect. cute shapes

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  14. IRRESISTIBLE... we make the same thing in Kerala and call it ThenKuzhal. reminds me of school boarding..they used to give this for 4 o clock snack once in a month.... tastes awesome!!!!

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  15. Irresistible!!! The shape has come perfect too ;)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  16. Fabulous and mouthwatering:)

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  17. thts a great idea to make flower shapes.. so tempting
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  18. Wow, looks super sweet :)

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  19. never had this..looks wonderful

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  20. they ar every tempting!...I should try these soon!....thanx for sharing!
    Smitha
    Smitha's Spicy Flavors

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  21. Tempting sweet. Please visit my blog for some awards.
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  22. Super tempting Sweet.So beautifully done.

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  23. love this!!! another amazing look!!!


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  24. that looks very interesting and totally yummy Sravs :) Happy new year to you and family :)

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  25. superb.... its time to publish a book with all these items :)

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  26. Panasa thonalu looks super irresistible.....

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  27. First time here...never had or tried these..will surely give a try.Looks great :)

    Sobha
    http://sobha-goodfood.blogspot.com

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  28. This is a delicious sweet treat!! I have never heard about this but sound so good I would love to try it out in my kitchen!!

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  29. veetini memu arati kayalu antam :)
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