Sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Add water and mix well. Crease hands with shortening and knead until dough is smooth. Divide dough into 8 balls. (Use cornstarch On hands to prevent sticking.) Leave 8 balls in bowl sprinkled with cornstarch for ½ hour.
Roll out each ball to diameter of 5 inches. Use about 1 teaspoon cornstarch in rolling each ball to prevent sticking. Spread two teaspoons melted shortening on each layer except top and pile on top of each other. Roll this pile as if it were one batch of dough (using cornstarch beneath and on top of dough) until it has a diameter of 26 inches.
Cut this dough into 6 long strips. Drop 1 tablespoon grated cheese on strips about 2 inches apart. Moisten edges of strip and fold half of strip over cheese. Cut diagonally between cheese and press edges.
Fry immediately in deep pan until light brown or this may be arranged in a pan on wax paper and stored in cool place until ready for frying. Can be stored for 2 days before frying. Two or three may be fried at one time in frying pan.
Serve warm with maple syrup or any other desired syrup. Makes 3 dozen
Note: 1" diameter dowel, at least 28 inches long should be used.
Serve with Shakar Choor (sugar syrup for cheese puffs)
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (73g)|
|Recipe Makes: 36 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 11 (29%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 1.2g||2 %|
|Saturated Fat 0.7g||4 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 0.4g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 0.1g|
|Cholesterol 4.4mg||1 %|
|Sodium 1423mg||49 %|
|Potassium 133.2mg||4 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 4g||1 %|
|Dietary Fiber 0g||0 %|
|Sugars, other 4g|
|Protein 2.7g||4 %|
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Calories per serving: 38
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