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Ganpati recipe: How to make chandrakala

By Ashis Rout
August 31, 2019 10:57 IST

Get ready for Ganeshotsav with this simple sweet made using dry fruits.

Recipe by Ashis Rout of Swissotel Kolkata. 


For the filling:

  • 200 gm mawa
  • 200 gm sugar
  • 2 gm saffron
  • 400 gm oil (for frying)
  • 1 tbsp cardamom powder

For the dough:

  • 124 gm refined flour
  • 20 gm refined oil
  • 200 ml water


For the filling:

  • Mix the ingredients properly. Keep aside in a separate pan.

For the dough:

  • In a bowl mix flour with water and oil to form a dough. Divide the dough into 15 to 20 gm balls. Place a ball in the center of your palm and put 24 gm of filling in the center. Use little water and seal it from the sides.
  • Take oil in a pan and heat it. Fry the chandrakalas for 7 to 8 minutes till golden in colour. Make a sugar syrup and dip the chandrakala in it.

Ashis Rout