Just in time for Diwali another one of my mothers recipes for sweets follows:
1 cup flour /maida
1 tablespoon ghee
1 cup oil
1 cup powdered sugar
Pinch of salt
Rub the ghee into the flour with your fingertips. Make into a ball of dough with a few tablespoons of water. Divide into 12 balls. Roll out into circles. Spread a little ghee on the rolled dough then sprinkle with some flour and add another circle on top of the first. Repeat the process till all are stacked.Now roll the whole circle out again with a rolling pin.
Roll up the chapathi formed and cut into 1/2 pieces. Flatten each piece with the cut side up. Roll into an oblong shape. Heat 1 cup oil and deep fry the pieces. Drain on kitchen paper.Sprinkle with powdered sugar . Cool and keep in airtight containers.