Complexity: Easy


  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 pack elichee powder
  • 1 tin evaporated milk
  • 8 oz margarine
  • Approximately 1 cup water
  • Oil for frying
  • Sugar Syrup:
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 small knob fresh ginger, finely grated
  • ½ cup water



  1. Mix together the flour and elichee powder. Cut the margarine into the flour mixture until resembles breadcrumbs.

  2. Mix the water and milk together. Add to the dry ingredients and mix until a firm dough is formed.

  3. Cut dough in half and roll each into a ball. Roll dough out unitl ½ inch thick. Cut into even strips and then cut in half again horizontally.

  4. Heat oil over medium high heat. Seperate the strips and fry in the hot oil until golden brown. Place in a bowl.

  5. Make the sugar syrup by boiling together the water, sugar and ginger until all the sugar is dissolved and is a syrup like consistency.

  6. Pour over the fried kurma and keep turning until the sugar syrup coats all and is dry. Store in an airtight container.