1 cup sugar
oil for frying
1 tsp sida bi carbonate
1/2 kg sweet potatoes
9 - 10 raisins
1 tblsp ghee
1/2 cup refined flour


* Make a syrup of one thread consistency with the sugar and 1 1/2 cup of water.
* Wash and boil the sweet potatoes with as little water as possible.
* Drain.
* Take off skin and fibre, if any, and mash.
* Sieve the flour and the soda, rub in the ghee.
* Mix in to the sweet potatoes.
* Knead well.
* 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 up oil in a kadai.
* When the oil begins to smoke, take off the heat, put in a few balls at a time.
* Put on medium heat up again and fry till golden brown.
* Remove and put the balls in the syrup and keep aside for a few hours.
* Serve warm or cold.

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