8, Nov, 2012, by Seema

Traditional Background

This is a special sweet made on Ahoi Ashtami festival. A festival when mothers observe fast for health and long life of her children. The different shapes of the sweet is to attract children to eat it.

Estimated cooking time : 60 mins.


Whole Wheat flour - 250 gm
Ghee - 125 gm
Sugar - 150 gm
Water - 1 small cup water
Oil - 1 medium cup for deep frying


  1. Heat up a pan and add water and sugar. Mix well and remove from heat if sugar is dissolved properly.
  2. In a tray add flour, ghee and mix them well. Then slowly add water to form a soft dough.
  3. Make small balls and different other elongated shapes of this dough. You may also try making stars, balls, flat balls, spindles etc. (Check the picture above)
  4. In a separate pan, deep fry these tuntunne-munmunne.
  5. Serve them hot with tea or coffee.
Storage Tips - These can be preserved for 15 days if kept in air tight container.

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