Atte Ka Sheera


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines. Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit. So here is the recipe:   

Tamilian Sambhar


  • Whole wheat flour (atta) 1½ cup
  • Powdered sugar 1 cup
  • Ghee ½ cup
  • Green cardamom powder ½ teaspoon
  • Rose water 1 tablespoon
  • Mixed nuts chopped 2 tablespoons


  1. Pour four cups water into a deep non-stick pan. Add powdered sugar and cook till the sugar melts.
  2. Heat ghee in another non-stick pan, add whole wheat flour and saute for eight to ten minutes on low heat.
  3. Add sugar syrup, little by little,and mix continuously. Add green cardamom powder and mix well.
  4. Switch off heat and add rose water and mix well.
  5. Transfer into a serving bowl and sprinkle nuts. Serve hot with pooris.

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