Lobongo Lotika

Lobongo Lotika - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
Lobongo Lotika (Latika) is an authentic Bengali sweet. It looks just like an envelope which is sealed using a clove (Lobongo/Laung). Hence, it is named as Lobongo Lotika.
Outer portion(envelope) is prepared with all purpose flour (maida) whereas stuffing is made with khova (mawa).
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Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time2 hours
Total Time2 hours 5 minutes
Served As: Desserts
Recipe Cuisine Type: Bengali, Indian
Recipe Taste: Sweet
Calories 2133 kcal
Servings 4

Ingredients
 

  • 1 1/2 cup All Purpose Flour maida
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Desi Ghee
  • 1/4 tsp Food Colour orange
  • 3/4 cup Khoya
  • 1 1/3 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Essence vanilla
  • 3 cup Refined oil
  • 12 to 15 Cloves
  • 1 cup Water
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Instructions
 

  • Take 1 cup sugar and water in a pan and boil to make sugar syrup.
  • When the syrup becomes sticky and two-string consistency, switch off the gas and allow it to cool.
  • Now take a bowl and mix mawa (khoya), sugar (1/3 cup) and vanilla essence all together
  • Mash them and mix well. Keep it aside.
  • Now make a dough using all purpose flour, food colour, ghee and water as required.
  • Make small equal size ball from the dough.
  • Take each dough and make a round shape using a rolling pin.
  • Keep a spoonful of stuffing inside and fold it like semi-circle. Seal the edges properly.
    Lobongo Lotika - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Now fold it one more time so that it looks like log.
    Lobongo Lotika - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Next fold the log shape such a way that both ends overlap on each other so that it looks like an envelope. Finally seal the overlapped edges using cloves.
    Lobongo Lotika - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Follow the above steps for remaining dough.
  • Now heat oil and deep fry them over medium flame.
  • Dip the fried dumplings into sugar syrup for 15 to 20 minutes and later serve.

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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 2133kcal | Carbohydrates: 113g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 185g | Saturated Fat: 23g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 48g | Monounsaturated Fat: 111g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 126mg | Potassium: 58mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 67g | Vitamin A: 203IU | Vitamin C: 0.5mg | Calcium: 316mg | Iron: 2mg
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Amrita Roy
Amrita Roy

I am Amrita, a medical writer by profession and love to experiment with food. My passion of writing and cooking has motivated me to create an accessible diary (Blog: Motions and Emotions) where I share my thoughts and culinary skills. Generally I share easy and tasty recipes which can be tried by any one starting from novice to experienced, bachelor to married persons.

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