Dahi Waras ( some call them dahitaras) are very close cousins to the middle eastern locomades. These are a Ramadan favourite in my family. Some like them sticky and crispy, me I like the soggy ones at the bottom of the dish.
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups water
Add water and sugar to a pan . Stir until the sugar is dissolved. Boil till the mixture is thick and syrupy. Add few drops of rose essence. Leave to one-side.
1 cup plain flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp ghee (clarified butter)
1/2 cup yogurt
1. Add all the dry ingredients into a bowl. Add the ghee and rub into the flour.
2. Add enough yogurt to form a soft dough.
3. Roll out the dough, Cut with a cookie cutter.
4.. Fry in hot oil, till light golden in colour. Dip into syrup, then place in serving dish.