Oct 31, 2015

Lavang Latika Recipe - Easy Diwali Sweets Recipe

This is one dish, which you can never go wrong with..It is so easy to make and taste really yummy. It is pretty much like my suryakala or chandrakala..This sweet is not at all hard as you think, it is so easy to make. This stores well for a week in fridge as well. So you can enjoy it whenever you want.  You can use my 7 mins khoya recipe, so you can make this sweet from start to finish in under 1 hour.

Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 15 mins
Cooking Time : 15 to 20 mins
Makes : 6 to 8


Oil for deep frying

Cloves as needed

For Dough:

All Purpose Flour / Maida - 1 cup
Ghee - 2 tblspn
Salt a pinch
Water as needed

For Filling:

Khoya / Mawa - 3/4 cup
Sugar - 2.5 tblspn
Nuts - 2 tblspn ( i used mixed nuts)
Cardamom Powder - 1/2 tsp

For Sugar Syrup:

Sugar - 1 cup
Water - 1/2 cup 

For Homemade Khoya, Check out traditional version and instant version..


Take flour, salt and ghee in a bowl and rub it well till it resembles coarse breadcrumbs. Add water little by little and make a dough. Let the dough rest till you get everything ready.

Now mix all ingredients for filling. Now take your dough and divide it into equal portion. Now take each portion and roll it into a thin poori. 

Spoon filling in the center and bring both sides together and cover with other side as well, so it resembles a parcel. Secure the top with a clove.

Now make the sugar syrup. Take sugar and water in a pan and heat it, bring it to a boil and simmer till it reaches ones string consistency.

Now heat oil for deep frying, drop the parcels in oil, fry on medium heat till it gets golden. Drain it and add it to the syrup.Toss well in the syrup and let it sit for 3 to 4 mins.

Drain and let it cool. Serve.

Take all your ingredients

Lets make the dough..Take flour in a bowl
add little salt

Add in ghee

mix well using your hands

now it resembles breadcrumbs

add in water slowly

Make a dough

Set aside
Make filling..take khoya

add in cardamom powder and nuts

add in sugar

mix well..and set aside

Divide the dough into equal balls

Take a ball

roll it into poori

spoon in the filling

fold it like this

then like this

Fold it like this

and this

secure it with a clove

now it is done
Now make the syrup...Take sugar in a pan

add in water

mix well

Bring it to a boil and cook till it reaches one string consistency

when you lift the spoon from syrup, it should form a string like

now deep fry the parcels

fry on low heat till golden

remove it and add it to the syrup

toss well



  1. Hi arthi, I tried this yesterday came out well but the thing is whenever I make sugar syrup for tat one string consistency am not getting it properly and wen i switched off the flame it gets crystalise within a minute dunno where am doing wrong. Pls help me to do correctly

  2. @Preetha Jayakumarjust heat it back with little water.it will turn liquid


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