Mihidana Recipe | How to make Bengali Mihidana

Mihidana is made from gram flour and the mixture dropped in hot oil through a sieve and soaked in sugar syrup. Mihidana is a very popular sweet in Bardhaman (West Bengal)

Ingredients of Mihidana

  • Besan – 250 gram

  • Oil for deep fry

  • Sugar - 2 cup

  • Water as required

  • Dry fruits - 1/2 cup (mixed)

Preparation Method:

  • In a bowl mix besan or gram flour with enough water to form a thin liquid paste which is free-flowing.

  • To make a sugar syrup add 1 cup water, sugar and allow it to boil for about 5-6 minutes.

  • In a deep pan heat oil and pass the besan batter through a sieve so that it forms small round balls. Fry them on medium flame till it turns golden brown.

  • Now, transfer them to the sugar syrup. Allow it to soak for about 30 minutes and then drain the excess water and keep aside.

  • To this mix finely chopped dry fruits.

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