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By EMN Updated: Sep 20, 2015 10:48 pm
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Durga Devi originally from Uttar Pradesh is a house wife who is presently settled in Dimapur.
She came to Dimapur 24 years after marrying to his late husband from UP, who was the 2nd generation
settler of Dimapur.
She is presently living in a joint family in the herd of Dimapur town along with her three children and mother in law.
UP, is a state located in Northern India bordering various state of the country.
Today in ‘Good Morning Nagaland’, Durga share some of the common dishes of UP.

Thekua 

Ingredients:
Maida
Sugar
Ghee
Nuts
Water or Milk

Directions:
First put the maida in a bowl and add ghee and mix it well. Then add sugar, nuts and add water / milk slowly till the dough is prepared. The sugar should not be dissolved in the kneading process and it should be easy to identify the sugar granules in the dough for a crunchy taste.
Take small portion from the dough and flatten it by using ‘ Chowka and belan”, ( rolling spin), just like a thick chappati . Then take a small size glass and cut circles (Repeat the process till the dough is finished.)
Heat oil or ghee in a pan and fry the thekuas on low flame till it turns golden brown.
Thekuas are ready to be served.

Sweet Roti

Ingredients
Whole wheat flour (atta)
Jaggery (gur
Sesame seeds (til)
Ghee
Salt to taste

Method
Heat a non-stick pan, add grated jaggery and water and cook on low heat till the jaggery melts.
Remove from heat and allow it to cool down.
Mix flour, melted jaggery, sesame seeds, ghee, salt and sufficient water in a bowl and knead to make a stiff dough.
Divide the dough into four equal portions and roll out each portion into five inch diameter rotis.
Heat a non-stick tawa and cook the rotis, one by one, on medium heat, turning sides, till equally golden on both sides. Step 5
Apply some ghee on the rotis and serve.

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By EMN Updated: Sep 20, 2015 10:48:27 pm