Gharge is a very traditional recipe of Maharashtra. It is basically a sweet puri that has pumpkin(In Marathi: Lal Bhopla) as one if its major ingredient.
2 cups Pumkin(Deskinned and grated)
1 cup Wheat flour.
1 cup Rice flour.
1 & 1/2 cup Jaggery grated.
1 tbsp Ghee.
2 tsp Cardamom powder.
Salt to taste.
Oil for frying.
In a thick bottomed pan combine grated pumpkin, jaggery,salt and ghee & cook on medium heat till pumpkin is cooked and the mixture is a thick sticky mass.
Remove in a bowl and leave to cool.
Once cooled,add both the flours and cardamom powder,knead well to form semi hard dough.
Make small golf-ball sized balls of this mixture. Pat each ball and roll out to form a puri.
Use two plastic sheets greased with oil for the same.
Deep fry the gharges till golden-brown in hot oil.
Drain on absorbant paper.
Happy Cooking !!!