Saturday, 18 January 2014


GOND / DINK / EDIBLE GUM is a very healthy and highly nutritious, rich in fats and fibers should be taken in specially Winter which generate heat in the body. Gond is a raisin which extracted from the bark of the axle-wood tree. It is available in crystal form little pearl like shape, which especially meant for eating after being cooked. Gond is very beneficial for Pregnant ladies at its strengthens back bone. 

Ingredients :-
Gond (Dink / Edible gum) - 1/2 cup
Wheat Flour - 1/2 cup
Gram flour - 1/2 cup
Milk - 1 cup 
Sugar - 1/2 cup
Poppy Seeds - 2 tsp
Sesame Seeds - 2 tsp
Dry Fruits - 3-4 tsp
A Pinch of Cardamom Powder
A Pinch of Salt to taste
Ghee / Olive oil 

Method :-
Heat ghee in a pan and fry the Gum in low flame. Here I've used Olive oil for frying the Gond (Gum) due to health conscious. When it become transparent and fluffy remove it by a strainer from oil and keep aside. 

Now take ghee in same pan and roast the wheat flour and gram flour till slightly brown in colour on low flame. Add gond in it and fry. Add poppy seeds, sesame seeds, dry fruits, pinch of salt and saute for a while. Add milk and sugar to it n let it boil for 5-8 minutes. Sprinkle little cardamom powder to it and mix well. Cook it in low flame till it become halwa consistency. Switch off the flame. Grease a plate/tray with little ghee / olive oil and pour the halwa to it and spread it evenly. Let it cool at room temperature or at you can keep it in refrigerator for 2-3 hours. Cut it into desired shape, garnish with little dry fruits / silver work and Serve..