Shwet's Sizzling Wok

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Phenori – guest post by Saigeetha S Pai

on January 4, 2015

1503950_10203008001545539_1418106523_nHello Foodies !! Happy new year !! As the saying goes, always start something with a sweet, So let’s start this new year with “Phenori” a delicious and much loved sweet by all amchi’s. Very famous in mangalore !!

This is a guest post by my dear friend “Saigeetha S Pai”. She is a homemaker and a food blogger. Recently she started her new venture as a Home baker. She resides in mangalore with her family, and has a got a passion for cooking and baking. You can even visit her website, for all the mindblowing multicuisine recipes 🙂

When I asked her to write a guest post for my humble blog, she readily agreed in spite of her busy schedule 🙂 Well that was sweet of her isn’t it. So here’ presenting “Phenori” with step wise pictures. Let’s start making “Phenori” with Saigeetha S Pai 🙂 Karo muh meetha 🙂

Recipe Credits goes to her aunt, Mrs Seema Nayak (Shalini Akka)

Ingredients  for the dough:

Maida – 1 cup

Baking soda – 1/4 tsp (or a pinch)

Salt – 1/ 4 tsp ( or a pinch )

Water – 1 / 4 cup approx

Ingredients for the paste :

Rice flour – 2 tbsp

Cornflour – 2 tbsp

Ghee – 2 tbsp ,melted

To coat  :

Sugar – 1/2 cup

Cardamom powder – 1 / 4 tsp

Other ingredients :

Oil – 1 cup or more

Step 1 :

  1. Make a soft dough with all the ingredients mentioned in the list .
  2. Don’t add all the water at once .
  3. Use only as needed .
  4. Make a paste with the ingredients mentioned under paste list .
  5. Keep it ready .
  6. Powder the sugar and mix cardamom powder .
  7. Keep it ready .

Step 2 :

  1. Pinch small balls out of the dough .
  2. Roll all the balls into puri’s .
  3. Place one puri over the rolling board .
  4. Apply rice flour paste over it .
  5. Place second puri over the first puri slightly overlapping .
  6. Apply the paste .
  7. Place the third puri .
  8. Now roll it .
  9. Use a sharp knife and cut it into pieces .

Step 3 :

  1. Take one piece at a time and dip it  in flour .
  2. Press slightly and roll it lightly into  thin puri .
  3. Heat oil and  deep fry .
  4. Adjust the flame while frying .
  5. Repeat with all the pieces .
  6. Once done ,dip the crisp puri’s in sugar powder and coat it on both sides .
  7. Cool it and store it in airtight container . ​














3 responses to “Phenori – guest post by Saigeetha S Pai

  1. About me says:

    Awesome.. Who doesn’t love these goodies ? SaiGeetha Pai, very illustrative and a lot of hard work:-) I ll definitely look this up if I want to make Phenoris. Great job too Shwets 🙂 Loved this guest post 🙂

  2. […] post at my dear Shwetha ‘s blog  ‘Shwet’s sizzling Wok’ . Do pop into her blog dear readers for her wonderful recipe’s […]

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