Gulgula is a popular sweet local snacks of Odisha, made from wheat flour, rawa and jaggery or sugar syrup. The ingredients used in gulugula are very basic pantry staples. So, you can make it whenever you want .I tried it @ home and everyone liked it & I thought of sharing this recipe . It goes well when served with yellow mutter curry...yummm...muuunh mein pani agaya.........so friends here it is.....
1 cup rawa
1 ½ cup sugar syrup ( You can also add Jaggery as per your taste to the gulugula instead of using sugar)
3tblsp wheat flour (used to bind the gulugula properly)
1 tblsp Fennel seeds
Refined oil for frying
Baking powder ½ tsp
Aleicha ( Big Cardamom) - 2pcs
Salt ½ tsp
Water as required
Take a deep bowl, add Suji, wheatflour, sugar syrup,fennel seeds, cardamom, baking powder and salt and mix it well.Keep the batter aside for at least 2 hour. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai for deep frying the gulgulas. Make pingpong size balls from the batter by using your hands and Put one by one to the hot oil. Fry the gulugulas in the medium flame til they are crisp golden brown.switch off the flame. Serve hot with guguni ( Yellow mutter curry).