This traditional Bengali sweet consists of three aspects, filling, dough and sugar syrup. The dough is rolled out & the filling is placed in the center. The dough is then folded to enclose the filling completely & cloves (1 to 4) are pressed over it ensure the fold doesn't open up while frying or soaking into syrup. Then its cooked in hot ghee till golden brown & crispy. In the end it is placed in the sugar syrup to cool down & absorb the syrup.
This traditional Bengali sweet ‘Lobongo Lotika’ usually needs deep frying but I made ‘Baked’ version of this only for healthy reasons.Read More