Phulan Ji Laai|Puffed Rice Candy
Author: Alka
Puffed rice candy for Diwali Pooja
  • 2 cups of Puffed rice
  • 1 cup of Sugar (a little less)
  • 1 tsp of Ghee
  • A pinch or Green cardamom powder
  1. Before making the laai, grease a flat plate or a clean surface to spread the candy.
  2. In a thick bottom pan dry roast the puffed rice for a minute or so.
  3. Remove the roasted puffed rice from pan and keep aside.
  4. In the same pan put 1 tsp of ghee and add sugar. Heat it on the low flame.
  5. Keep stirring the sugar and let it melt completely without changing its color. Put off the flame
  6. Add the elaichi powder and puffed rice and mix quickly to evenly coat the rice.
  7. Immediately spread this mixture on the greased surface and using a spatula or rolling pin, level down the mixture to make a disc of ½ inch (or as thick or thin as you wish) or so.
  8. You can cut it into pieces before it sets and harden up.
  9. Store it in an airtight container.
  10. To make this laai with jaggery just use half cup of jaggery instead of a cup of sugar.
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