Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Deep Puja Celebration


Deep Puja is a celebration of factors which provide illumination like lamps, tubelights, electric bulbs, etc.

In Pathare Prabhu Culture Deep Puja celebration is not complete without preparation of UMBAR.

UMBAR is a sweet fried dish.
It is loved by all age groups. Simple to make and essentially made as an offering for Deep Puja.

Ingredients required are:

  • Rajali Bananas (2-3 quantity)
  • Salt (as per taste)
  • Sugar (3-4 spoons)
  • Rice Flour (3/4 cup)
  • Cardamom Powder (1 tsp)
  • Oil


1. Peel the Rajali Bananas and place them in a tray

2. Smash the peeled rajali bananas with a smasher

3. Add salt and sugar, let the mixture rest till it leaves some water from the bananas

4. Mix the rice flour and cardamom powder to get a gooey consistency batter 

5. Heat oil in a wok or kadai on medium flame
6. Pour small amount of the mixture for frying. Let it cook till the Umbar are brownish in color.

Strain excess oil and then Yummy Umbar are ready to eat!!

Do let me know once you tried this amazing and really simple Umbar recipe. Bye

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