Sweet shells - gavalu
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Author vahchef Yield No Value
Published May 1, 2009 Cooking Time 1 hour
Recipe Type Appetizers Preparation Time 30 min
Ingredient Sugar Standing Time 1 hour
Description: Gavvalu is a sweet made of all purpose flour (maida), ghee and little water fried and mixed in sugar syrup

Recipe of Sweet shells - gavalu

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Water 2 Tablespoons
Salt 1 Pinch
Sugar 1 Cup
Oil 1 To Fry
Ghee 2 Tablespoons
Maida 2 Cup


  1. Take a bowl pour maida into it add ghee and mix well.Now add water to make dough, the dough should not be too hard or soft.
  2. Take a Fork turn back side, then take a small piece of dough into hand and press at the back side of the fork and remove oppsite direction repeat the same way for all the dough.
  3.  keep the shells a side.Now take a pan add oil for fry add the shells into the oil and deep fry till light golden brown colour fry in a low flame
  4. .once it is done remove from oil and keep it a side.Now take another pan add sugar and little water and let it boil till you get a thick consistency  and remove from the flame
  5. .Add the fried shells to the sugar syrup once the sugar sticks to shells transfer these shells into another plate.  
Posted May 1, 2009

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Apr 11, 2014
Thank you very much for the lovely recipe

Sweet shells -gavalu

Mili Jul 6, 2010
hey i tried this one out today ... came out really good . nice crispy beautiful shells ... everybody at home liked it . thank you vah cheff!!!

Bob Nov 4, 2009
I am a beginer backing cook and your vidios are a great help. I have several Indian friends and never know what to serve them. Now i got many ideas
Thank you for all the help

vinitha Oct 18, 2009
awesome..I wud like to learn madata kaza too..can u plz post it

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