'Laung' means cloves and Laung Lata is a clove infused Bihari dessert made with flour, oil, milk and stuffed with a divine filling of khoya, cardamom and sugar, fried and then dipped in a sugar syrup.


  • For the outer covering:
  • 4-5 cup Flour
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • To knead Water
  • For the stuffing:
  • 300 gram Khoya
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 2-3 tsp Cardamom powder
  • Handful Chironji seeds, roasted
  • For the sugar syrup:
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • Others:
  • Whole cloves


  • Prepare the stuffing:
  • 1.In a wok/ kadhai add the khoya and keep stirring it on medium-low heat till its completely cooked out. This takes about 20-25 minutes. Take it off the heat and let it cool.
  • 2.Add cardamom powder, chironji seeds, sugar. Mix it well. The stuffing is ready.
  • To make the outer covering:
  • 1.Knead the dough with oil and water till soft and elastic.
  • 2.Make flat round rotis with this dough.
  • 3.Stuff it with about 1- 1/2 Tbsp stuffing.
  • 4.Fold it from two sides. Bring the other to sides together, making a loop and seal it with a clove.
  • 5.Deep fry them on medium heat, till golden. Drain them and let them cool.
  • 6.Once cool, immerse them in the sugar syrup.
  • 7.Serve warm.
  • Prepare the sugar syrup:
  • 1.Boil together the water and sugar till the sugar completely dissolves.

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