Today is Navrathri Padya (first day of Dasara) and holige is must have on this day in Mysore. This holige is prepared using Navanakki and this is also known as Hurakki Holige. A delicacy from North Karnataka.
Time Required: 30 Minutes + resting time for dough
½ Cup Navanakki
1 Cup Jaggery
½ tsp Cardamom Powder
1 Cup Rawa / Fine Semolina
¼ Cup Maida
A pinch of Salt
2 tsp Ghee
Little Rice flour
For the stuffing:
Grind Navanakki to a powder. Seive and roast the powder.
In another vessel add Jaggery and little water. Stir until jiggery melts.
Add Navanakki flour to the Jaggery water and mix well.
Let it cool. Add Cardamom powder and a tsp of ghee and knead.
Divide into balls.
For the outer covering:
Mix Rawa, Maida, 1tsp Ghee, and a pinch of salt with water to a soft dough. Cover with a wet cloth and leave it aside for 2 hours.
For the holige:
Take one dough ball and flatten on rice floured surface.
Keep the stuffing ball over it and lightly flatten it. Over this place another dough ball and flatten and close the edges.
Roll it to a thin concentric circle.
Roast on both sides and serve with more Ghee!