How To Make Delicious Lal Mohan – Nepali Sweet Dish

Total Time: 45 minutes
Serving size: 2-3 servings

Lalmon is a classic and delicious sweet treat which can be found in Nepal. This dish comprises two components - fried dough balls that are soaked in syrup. The combination of the crunchy lalmons with the sweet syrup makes it an irresistible delicacy. Making lalmon takes some time, but it’s worth the effort! It's perfect for those special occasions or as a sweet snack. Follow this recipe to make your homemade lalmon - it will surely please your taste buds!
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Ingredients

- 1 cup of carnation milk powder- ½ cup all-purpose flour- ½ tablespoon baking soda- ½ tablespoon ghee- Just enough whole milk to make the dough- Few strands of keshar- 4 – 5 cardamom pods, slightly crushedFor sugar syrup ( Chasni ):- 2 cups of sugar- 1 cup water- Oil for frying

Method

1. Make the dough by combining the milk powder, all purpose flour and ghee. Add just enough milk to make a medium hard dough. Gently roll each portion between your palms into a smooth ball. Place on a plate and cover with a damp yet dry kitchen towel.2. Heat the oil high and lower the heat to medium. Slip the balls into the hot oil from the side of the pan, one by one. They will sink to the bottom of the pan, but do not try to move them. Instead, gently shake the pan to keep them from browning on just one side.3. After about 5 minutes, they should rise to the surface. If they are cooked too fast or at too high a temperature, they will break open, so adjust accordingly! Once all have risen, cook slowly and evenly until golden brown all over (about 15 minutes).4. To make sugar syrup: mix 2 cups of sugar with 1 cup of water, then add 4-5 cardamom pods, slightly crushed and a few strands of Kesar. Heat at medium heat for 5-10 minutes until sugar is all dissolved in water. Keep warm on the stove.5. Once the lalmons are done cooking, add them directly into the warm syrup and leave overnight for best results. Enjoy!
Lal Mohan is an easy to make Nepali sweet dish that will delight your taste buds with its crunchy texture and sweet flavor. It’s perfect for any special occasion or just as a delicious snack! Try out this recipe for yourself and enjoy some authentic Nepali cuisine!
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