Chandra Kala

Recipe by sharda
READY IN: 1hr 30mins


  • for the pastry dough
  • 2 12
    tablespoons butter or 2 1/2 tablespoons ghee
  • 1
    pinch salt
  • 5 -6
    tablespoons water
  • 2
    cups vegetable oil (for deep frying)
  • for prepared stuffing
  • 2
    cups khoya (reduced 1 litre whole milk)
  • 1 14
    cups sugar
  • 1
    teaspoon cardamom powder
  • 10 -15
  • for sugar syrup
  • 2
    cups water
  • 1
    cup sugar
  • 2
    string, thick consistency (boil it)


  • Make the pastry dough mixing the above ingredients and cover it with cloth.
  • Divide it into small dime size balls and roll them like thin circles.
  • Prepare the filling or the stuffing.
  • First lay down one circle apply little water at the side of the circle.
  • Put in the filling (about one spoon each).
  • Cover it with the other rolled circle,and paste them both,making wedges all along the circle with your finger.
  • 7) Keep them covered with a cloth, till all the chandra-kala is prepared.
  • Prepare the sugar syrup as instructed. Once after obtaining the required thickness keep it on very very low heat(very important).
  • Heat the oil in deep frying pan and fry on medium heat till light golden brown (3-4 at a time).
  • Dip them in the sugar syrup; soak every piece for 1 minute on both sides and take it out with a fork.
  • Lay it down on sliver paper to avoid sticking.
  • Once cooled, keep it in a airtight container.