Karadantu

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Karadantu
Gokak karadant.jpg
Alternative names Kardant
Course Dessert
Place of origin India
Region or state Karnataka
Main ingredients Edible gum, dried fruits, bengal gram flour, jaggery, marking-nut seeds
Cookbook: Karadantu  Media: Karadantu

Karadantu (Kannada: ಕರದಂಟು) is a sweet delicacy unique to the state of Karnataka, India. Karadantu means fried-edible gum in the local language, Kannada. It is made of edible gum mixed with dry fruits and has a chewy texture. The other ingredients used in its preparation are fried bengal gram flour, jaggery and seeds of marking-nut (Semecarpus anacardium) tree. Gokak is very famous for karadant. Amingad town in Bagalkot district Karnataka is also famous for the karadantu produced in its sweet shops. The tastes of the 2 varieties of kardant are almost similar but never same courtesy the ingredients used

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