2 cups flour
2 tsps rice flour
1 tbsp yeast
A few drops yellow coloring
Oil or ghee to fry
Water to mix

4 cups sugar (White or brown & white)
4 cups water
Rose or kewra essence (optional)


Dissolve 1 teaspoon sugar in a little warm water. Add yeast and leave for 10 minutes. Add flour and enough water to make a thick paste. Set aside for 45-60 minutes. Make syrup with sugar and water. Add coloring and essence. Heat oil or ghee in a wide frying pan. Drop mixture through a funnel, a plastic bottle with a small hole or a cloth with a small button-hole made in the center. Form small concentric circles with mixture and fry till golden brown. Drop in syrup. When soaked, lift with tongs and drain extra syrup