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28 states: How to make Chhattisgarh's Dehrori

Last updated on: March 19, 2014 17:45 IST

28 states: How to make Chhattisgarh's Dehrori

Reshma Saha Mukherjee

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Here's one more delicious recipe: Chhattisgarh's Dehrori

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Presenting Reshma Saha Mukherjee's recipe for Dehrori from Chhattisgarh.


  • 2 cups rice
  • 1/2 cup curd
  • 2 cups of water
  • Ghee
  • 3-4 cups sugar
  • Dry fruits
  • 1 tbsp cardamom powder
  • 1 tbsp clove powder


  • Soak the rice in water for five to six hours.
  • Drain the water and grind the rice into a coarse paste.
  • Add curd to the rice and knead the dough.
  • Leave it overnight for fermentation.
  • Make small balls of the dough.
  • Press the dough balls to give a flat round shape and deep fry in ghee.
  • Remove when both sides turn reddish brown.
  • Add the sugar in two cups of water, and heat on the stove to make sugar syrup.
  • Add cardamom and cloves powder.
  • Keep boiling till it leaves 1-2 strings between you finger and thumb.
  • Pour the syrup on the fried bread, until they are completely soaked.
  • Garnish with dry fruits and serve warm or cold.

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Image: Dehrori
Photographs: Reshma Saha Mukherjee