Friday, April 15, 2016

M - Mohanthaal - Sindhi Version / Chickpea Flour Fudge


BM # 63
Day : 15
Theme: Regional Cuisine 
Cuisine : Sindhi

Mohanthal is yet another sweet which is a must make during Diwali. My Sindhi friend Meenu makes excellent Mohanthal and frankly I always get a box from her every now and then. I have never really thought of making it myself.

Mohanthal is a fudge made from chick pea flour and there are different versions of this. The first time I made Mohanthal it was a Gujrati version, which had unsweetened khoya but The Sindhi version is different and is without khoya.. The method too is different. Both the versions are equally delicious.

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Mohanthal

Ingredients
500 gm coarse chickpea flour
400 gm ghee
400 gm sugar, powdered
1  tsp cardamon powder
2 tbsp poppy seeds
Handful cashew nuts
Almonds and pistachios for garnish

Method
Heat ghee in a thick bottomed pan.
Add the chickpea flour and roast till pink.
Add poppy seeds and chopped cashews.
Add powdered sugar and mix well.
Add the Cardamon powder.
Add 1 cup milk and stir continuously till the whole mixture leaves ghee.
Garnish with almonds and pistachios.
Remove in tray, let set for a few minutes and then cut into desired pieces.
Remove from tray after completely set.



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21 comments:

  1. Wow, pack me some. I always want to make mohanthaal since a long but still its sitting in my to do list. Now you are pulling me to make some.

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  2. Wonderful fudge and a great sweet to prepare during festival season.

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  3. We get only one variety of besan in south, unless things have changed now. The first time I noticed the coarser and fine varieties years ago, I could not understood what they were used for.
    They look super, Vaishali. Is this version Mohantal on a softer side?

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  4. That is a yummy looking Sindhi Mohanthal. Looks perfectly made.

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    Is is sweet like fudge or just a similar consistency? I'm not very familiar with cardamon, which is perhaps why I can't guess what this tastes like. I do like chickpeas though.

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  6. Such a beautifully presented sweet Vaishali..I will love to make this soon...

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  7. Looks yummy. Will try and make it.
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  8. Will definitely try and make for kids. Nice pics and recipe.

    Thanks for sharing.

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  9. Wow! Mohanthal looks so yum. I am craving for some right now..

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  10. You have offered a new variety to your readers today. I will show this to my mother. Good Dish :)

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  11. So many sweets with chick peas na.. so amazing.

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  12. Wow,I am going to try it this weekend.Looks too delicious.

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  13. Hi Could you tell us approximately how long it took to make this, please? Thanks.
    Sujata

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  14. Vaishali, being a Gujarati myself, Mohanthal is a household favorite. You made me drool all over it early morning :) Awesome recipe!!

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  15. Love the mohanthal Vaishali, looks delicious. Bookmarked the recipe.

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  16. That is a sinful dessert. Loving it.

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  17. what a stunner ! along with Sukhdi, I like this second best :)) well made ....

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  18. Mohanthal has come out so perfectly. I have never made these myself, but looking forward to making some soon.

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  19. I love the consistency - what a flavorful treat

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  20. we always make this version, we dont add khoya too..i liked the deep color it has

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  21. I was just watching the picture and drooling, wish I get a piece now looks so tempting...

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