2 cups Maida
1/4 cup Melted Butter
1/2 cup yoghurt
2 tbsp Water approx.
Oil - for deep frying
1 cup Sugar
1/4tsp Saffron Optional
1 tsp Lemon Juice
Take the flour in a wide bowl.Add baking powder and salt and mix well.
Add melted butter/ghee and mix this with your fingers and make it like a bread crumbs.
Add 1/2 cup yoghurt and 2tbsp water .Make it a soft and non sticky dough .
Rest the dough for 15 minutes. Keep it covered.
Meanwhile make the sugar syrup by combining
the sugar, saffron,lemon juice and water.
Make the dough into equal lemon sized balls.Take one ball and flatten it with your palm.
Make dent in the center with your finger.Repeat the same for the rest of the dough.
Fry in medium low flame till they turns nice brown colour.
Dip it in the sugar syrup. Ensure that the syrup should be warm.
After 3 minutes take it out from the syrup and place it on a plate.
Garnish with sliced almonds or pistachios.