Kova Puri Sweet is a delectable and indulgent Indian dessert that combines the rich creaminess of “kova” (also known as khoya or mawa) with the crispy and melt-in-your-mouth texture of “puri” (a deep-fried dough ball). This dessert is a delightful fusion of flavors and textures that is sure to satisfy your sweet cravings.
The kova, which is the key ingredient in this dessert, is a reduced and concentrated form of milk solids obtained by simmering milk for an extended period of time. It has a dense, fudgy consistency with a slightly caramelized flavor, lending a luxurious and velvety touch to the sweet. The kova is often flavored with cardamom, saffron, or other aromatic spices, enhancing its overall taste profile.
To create Kova Puri Sweet, small portions of the kova are carefully wrapped in a thin layer of dough, which is made from a mixture of all-purpose flour, water, and sometimes a touch of ghee (clarified butter). These dough-wrapped kova portions are then deep-fried to a golden brown perfection. The deep-frying process transforms the dough into a crisp outer layer that contrasts beautifully with the soft and creamy interior.