Thuli (cracked Wheat And Jaggery Dessert)
Traditional Bohra dessert made of cracked wheat, ghee and melted jaggery, usually served to celebrate birthdays as per Islamic calender.
250 gm Thuli (Cracked wheat)
150-200 gm Jaggery (as per sweetness desired)
2 serving spoons pure Ghee
Grated coconut and Dry fruits for garnishing
Add jaggery to hot water and keep aside for melting.
Heat a pan and pour the ghee.
Add thuli and sauté till you get a darker brown shade.
Sieve the jaggery water (to remove any particles) and pour into the pan, leaving a small amount if need to be added later.
Cover and let it simmer for 20-30 minutes. Check softness in intervals and add jaggery water if more tendering & sweetness desired.
Serve hot and garnish with grated coconut and dry fruits namely almonds, pistachio, chironji nuts and raisins.
Soak thuli for a few hours and let it dry off for better faster cooking.
Also, pressure cooking can be done to save time.