Sunday, December 17, 2017
Gateway to Sikhism


250 gms. wheatflour
250 gms. ghee
250 gms. sugar ground
3-4 tbsp. milk
1 tsp. cardamom powder


  1. Melt ghee in a heavy pan.
  2. Add, flour and cook on med/low flame.
  3. Stir continuously, till med. brown.
  4. When aroma exudes, and properly browned, take off fire.
  5. Spread in a large plate.
  6. Cool till a shade above room temperature.
  7. Sprinkle cardamom powder and sugar.
  8. Mix well. Sprinkle milk.
  9. Mix again and form tight fist shaped pinnies.
  10. This is done by taking some mixture and pressing in the fist.

Making time: 30 minutes
Makes: 23-25 pieces

Shelflife: 2 weeks or more

Note: The name pinnie (pindi) comes from its fist shape with the finger markings. You may add chopped nuts like almonds, etc. if you like. Variations: Urad pinnies may be made by using urad dal flour instead of wheatflour. Also add 100 gms. khoya. will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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