How to Prepare Authentic Indian Patisa (Soan Papdi) Recipe—Diwali Recipe

Patisa or Soan Papdi is among one of the most delicious, yummy and mouth-watering Indian dessert dishes, made on the eve of Diwali, the festival of light. It’s an extremely popular North Indian sweet delicacy that can make your taste buds asking for more.
People on Diwali stand in long queues to buy their favorite sweets, but they don’t realize that they can actually make these yummy recipes at home. Patisa/Soan Papdi does look quite complicated but after reading this article you will find that you too can easily prepare it at home.

Follow few simple steps given below to make this delicious delicacy, Patisa (Soan Papdi), at home this Diwali:
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 40-45 minutes
Servings: 20
Calories: 153 per serving

  1. 1 ½ cup gramflour (besan)
  2. 1 ½ cup maida (plain flour)
  3. 3-4 tablespoon ghee
  4. 2 cup powdered sugar or to taste
  5. 2-3 tablespoon milk
  6. 1 ½ cup water
  7. 2 tsp. charmagaz (Mixture of dried seeds of watermelon, muskmelon, cucumber and pumpkin seeds. You can grind them or can use as whole)
  8. ½ teaspoon cardamom seeds crushed
  9. Cookie sheet

Method to Prepare Yummy Patisa/Soan Papdi Recipe This Diwali:

  1. Start with mixing both flours together, plain and gram flour, thoroughly.
  2. Put saucepan on the burner and heat ghee in it. Then put flour mixture to it and roast on low flame until it turns into light golden colour. Remove it from the burner and allow it to cool.
  3. Now prepare syrup out of water, sugar and milk. Boil ingredients till it reaches 2 ½ thread consistency. Immediately, pour it into the flour mixture and beat thoroughly with large fork until mixture turns into thread like flakes.
  4. Then spread the mixture on to greased cookie sheet and roll mixture to 1 inch thickness. Sprinkle charmagaz over the mixture and then cut square pieces.
  5. Patisa or Soan Papdi is ready to be served. You can store it for up to 3 weeks but store only in air-tight container.