February 20, 2007

MBP - Ma'moul (from Mahanandi)


I make several recipes from fellow bloggers (thanks everybody), but they usually disappear before I can take a picture. This time I resisted long enough to take pictures of the cookies - perfect starter to a wonderful evening.

I was fascinated by Ma'moul from the first time I read about it at Indira's Mahanandi. And Monthly Blog Patrolling gave me just the opportunity to try it out. It was delicious!

I made a few minor changes to the recipe to suit my pantry and taste. Instead of yeast and ghee in dough, I used baking soda and butter. For filling, I used honey and ginger for flavoring instead of sugar and rose water.

The rest of the process and the baking time remains the same. Since I didn't have the beautiful mold, I gave them a cookie shape. And it was a perfect starter and also a dessert for the Chinese New Year!


Read Indira's recipe here. Thanks Indira!

This is my entry for Monthly Blog Patrolling - Finger Food and Starters at My Khazana of Recipes.

22 comments:

  1. They look so good Mandira. I am glad to hear that you tried and liked this recipe. Mamouls are one of my favorite cookies.

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  2. looks great Mandira and a very nice entry for MBP

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  3. Looks lovely Mandira. I liked your substitutions too.

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  4. Great entry for MBP and looks great.Enjoy!:)

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  5. hi
    looks fabulous..mm!!!

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  6. Oh, that looks delicious--I think you showed fabulous self control in not eating them all immediately! Yum!

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  7. I am still looking at those pics!

    Shn

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  8. Watched "Marines" on PBS yesterday. Very good job Mandira. Ami off & on dekhchilam, but D saw the whole docu and was pretty impressed.

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  9. hats off to ur will power for taking photoes b4 u cleaning the plate;) very good entry for MBP:)

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  10. Mandira, I have been wanting to make them too and now with your pictures, I want to try it as soon as possible.

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  11. yup, its come our really good.

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  12. These look so good Mandira!have to make them very soon.never made date cookies before.

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  13. Oh my god Mandira, they look sooo soo yummy. Gottu try it out now.
    Thanx for sharing

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  14. Hi Mandira -- good for you trying these -- I was way too chicken. They look fabulous!

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  15. Coffee10:58 PM

    I have been eyeing this since a long time as well!!! :) I liked your idea of ginger and honey in the filling. :) Lovely entry Mandira!!! :)

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  16. Yumm!!!nice entry for mBP Mandira

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  17. wow...Loved that you used different flavorings for this...it looks so good!

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  18. Hi Mandira,

    A great entry for MBP.....As i said you before i tried Thai last week for the firsttime,i like it very much,,..

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  19. Thanks Indira for introducing me to Mamouls. It was a real treat.

    Thanks Sandeepa - Trying recipes from other blogs is a lot of fun.

    Thanks Hema - I think I'm going to call it winter Mamouls :)

    Asha, Swapna - thanks.

    Sher - I made up for my self-control by eating all of them later!

    Shn - Thanks.

    Sandeepa - thank you. We have received lot of positive feedback on the documentary across the country. It's wonderful to hear that you and D liked it too!

    Supriya - thanks. I have tried so many other recipes from fellow bloggers, but it was over before I got my hands on the camera.

    Sailu - Do try, they're delicious.

    Mythreyee - thanks.

    ViniK - do try. It has a wonderful flavor.

    Seema - do try when you get a chance.

    Linda - I wouldn't call you that. You've tried recipes that I have hesitated on... Peanuts praline is one of them...

    Thanks Coffee for hosting. MBP is a wonderful event.

    Prema, Ts - thanks. Ginger and honey flavoring tasted pretty good too.

    Usha - I'm so glad you liked the Thai taste. It's one of my favorite cuisines.

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  20. Yummy..Looks great..mouth watering..
    Seeing all your blogs made me to kick start my blog.Taking baby steps...
    Recommendations and comments appreciated.
    Thanks

    http://simplyaroma.blogspot.com/

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