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Traditional African Foods Traditional Punjabi Panjiri

African Dish Traditional Punjabi Panjiri

African Dish: Traditional Punjabi Panjiri

Traditional Punjabi Panjiri Ingredients

1 Whole wheat flour.
2 Sooji.
3 desi powdered sugar or to taste.
4 Dried ginger powder.
5 kamarkas.
6 ajwain.
7 Ghee.
8 Gond.
9 Makhane.
10 Almonds.
11 Pistachios.
12 Dried coconut Sliced.
13 Musk melon seeds.
14 Flaxseeds.
15 Poppy seeds.

Cooking Guidances

Step 1 Heat 250 grams ghee in a pan. Fry gond until puffed.Fry flaxseeds. Take out on a plate..
Step 2 In the same ghee, fry the makhana until crisp. Take out on a plate..
Step 3 Fry almond, cashew nuts, pistachios, coconut, kamarkas,musk melon seeds. Take out on a plate. Fry poppy seeds until browned. Take out on a plate..
Step 4 Let the dry fruits cool down. Grind them to make a coarse powder.We can grind all the fried dry fruits but I keep some quantity of almonds and makahanas without grinding..
Step 5 In the remaining ghee, roast whole wheat flour and sooji until golden brown.Roast ajwain. Remove the pan from heat and let the mixture cool. Keep mixing through out the process..
Step 6 Once the flour mixture is cooled, add powdered sugar, dry ginger powder and ground and without grinding dry fruits. Mix well. Store in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks..
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