Gavvalu (A shell shaped sweet dish)


The word "Gavva" in Telugu language means "Shell". This is a sweet dish prepared with Maida flour and sugar and it's very easy to prepare with in no time. In Telugu language we call this dish as "Gavvalu"  i.e. "Shells"  because of their shape.

Things required

All purpose flour (Maida flour) : 250 gms
Salt : 1/2 tsp
Sugar : 200 gms
Dalda : 25 gms
Oil for frying

Method

Add salt and dalda to maida flour and make a dough
















Boil little water in a pan add sugar and make it as thick syrup


















Make small round balls with maida flour dough

Flatten the round balls into small flat round shapes and place on the wooden board as shown in the picture (Note : The wooden board used for this purpose is specially made. It can be obtained  from local market.)





















Press with thumb and roll forward to obtain a shell shape as shown in the picture



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 



Now the Shell is ready


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Heat oil in a karahi (Wok) and fry the Gavvalu (Shells) till they turn into golden brown


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Dip the fried shells (Gavvalu) in the pre-prepared sugar syrup and remove after 10 minutes
 
Store in a air tight container
 
Note : This dish can be preserved for 15 days

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