Alutua Recipe


Oil for frying
1 cup Sugar
8-9 Raisins
1 teaspoon Soda bi Carbonate
1 tablespoon Ghee
1/2 kg Sweet Potatoes
1/2 cup Refined flour

How to make Alutua

  • Begin by making a syrup of one thread consistency with the sugar and 1 1/2 cup of water.
  • Now, wash and boil the sweet potatoes with as little water as possible.
  • Drain, peel, and mash.
  • Sieve the flour and the soda, knead in ghee.
  • Mix in it the sweet potatoes and knead again.
  • In case the mixture feels soft, mix in a little more flour.
  • Make lime size crack free balls and stuff one raisin in each.
  • Heat oil in a kadai.
  • When the oil begins to smoke, take it off the heat, and drop in a few balls at a time.
  • Now put it on medium heat and fry till golden brown.
  • Remove and put the balls in the syrup and keep aside for 2 hours.
  • Serve warm or cold.

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