a thick two string syrup from the sugar and water.
the flour & soda bicarbonate together. Work the ghee into the
flour till the mixture resembles bread crumbs. Gradually add just
enough water to obtain stiff dough. Divide
the dough into small balls, flatten and form dents in the center.
the ghee/Crisco in a pot and on medium high fry the dough balls
until golden brown. You
will notice that the dough balls begin to rise and layers
all the dough is used, place the balls in a colander and pour
the hot sugar syrup over them. Shake the colander to
remove excess syrup. Decorate with crushed Pistachios. When
the syrup is cold it should leave an even coating. Serve