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Roasted Products Recipes

FBF Roasted Dough

Ingredients
2 parts FBF
3/4 part sugar
1
1/2 part warm water (pre-boiled)

Method of preparation

  1. Warm a pan on a fire and add FBF.
  2. Roast over slow fire until brown, continuing to stir it to prevent it from burning.
  3. Add sugar and mix well.
  4. In separate pot, boil water.
  5. Slowly add boiling water to FBF, stirring constantly. The quantity of water added can be varied depending on preferred consistency (thick and sticky or more fluid).
  6. Stir for another 2 to 3 minutes, remove from the fire and serve.

Local names
Haluwa
in Nepal (roasted in oil)
Halwa
in India

Other preparation (which can be stored)

Ingredients
2 parts FBF
3/4 part molasses

Method of preparation

  1. Roast FBF on slow fire until brown, continuing to stir it to prevent it from burning.
  2. In a separate pan, heat molasses until sticky.
  3. Add molasses to roasted FBF.
  4. Mix thoroughly, bind the mixture tightly and shape it into a ball, the size of a lemon.
  5. Can be stored for about two weeks.

Local names
Kasar
in Nepal

Suitable for all age groups over 1 year

Burfi

Ingredients
2 parts FBF
3/4 part sugar
1
1/2 part warm water (pre-boiled)

Method of preparation

  1. Roast FBF over slow fire, stirring it continuously to prevent it from burning.
  2. Add sugar and mix well. Remove from fire.
  3. To the roasted FBF add water, but slowly, to prevent lump formation.
  4. Place mixture over slow flame until the water is entirely absorbed by the roasted flour.
  5. Pour the entire mixture onto a flat plate or the lid of a pan.
  6. Spread the mixture out evenly, If necessary, pat it with fingers that have been dipped in cold water (to prevent mixture from sticking to fingers).
  7. When cool and firm, take a knife and cut into small pieces and serve.

Local names
Burfi
in India and Nepal

Suitable for all age groups over 6 months

 

Roasted Fortified Blended Food (sweet)

Ingredients
2 parts FBF
3/4 parts sugar/molasses

Method of preparation

  1. Warm pan over fire.
  2. Add FBF and roast over a slow fire, stirring it continuously to prevent it from burning.
  3. Add sugar or molasses and mix well.
  4. Remove from fire. Serve cooled.

If they are available, the roasting may be done with ghee or oil, which makes the product even more delicious and calorie dense.

Local names
Camoca in Cape Verde
Ikawa or Akawa in Burundi/United Republic of Tanzania (sugar is added afterwards)
Kasar in Nepal
Panjiri or Kasar in India

Suitable for children over 3 years

Source: World Food Programme

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