ROLONG SWEET (Suji / Semolina Coconut Sweet)
Makes 30 pieces
2 cups grated coconut
1 cup roasted fine rolong / suji
3 cups sugar
1 cup milk
½ cup condensed milk
1 teaspoon ghee
½ teaspoon vanilla essence
½ teaspoon food colour either pink or green (optional)
Roast the rolong / sooji/ semolina with a teaspoon ghee till it gives out a nice aroma.
Melt the sugar with the milk and condensed milk in a thick bottomed vessel.
Add the grated coconut and mix well. Cook till the coconut is soft.
Add the rolong (suji / semolina), vanilla essence, food colour and ghee and mix well.
Simmer on low heat, stirring all the time, till the mixture becomes thick and leaves the sides of the vessel.
Pour on to a greased plate and cut into squares.0