Navanakki Holige

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 Navanakki Holige is also known as Hurakki Holige.

Cuisine: North Karnataka.

Time Required: 30 Minutes + resting time for dough

Hurakki Holige

Ingredients:
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

Navanakki Holige

Method:
For the stuffing:
Grind Navanakki to a powder. Seive and roast the powder.

Navanakki Holige

In another vessel add Jaggery and little water. Stir until jiggery melts.

Navanakki Holige

Add Navanakki flour to the Jaggery water and mix well.

Navanakki Holige

Let it cool. Add Cardamom powder and a tsp of ghee and knead.

Navanakki Holige

Divide into balls.

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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.

Navanakki Holige
Knead the dough well and divide into balls.

For the holige:
Take one dough ball and flatten on rice floured surface.

Navanakki Holige

Keep the stuffing ball over it and lightly flatten it. Over this place another dough ball and flatten and close the edges.

Navanakki Holige

Roll it to a thin concentric circle.

Hurakki Holige

Roast on both sides and serve Navanakki Holige with more Ghee!

Navanakki Holige

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