Lavang Latika is traditional sweet that is popular in West Bengal. Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. Lavang latika is a mithai (sweet) that perfectly exemplifies the opulent side of Indian cuisine. It is crispy on the outside and soft on the inside.
Lavang latika is also known as Lobongo lotika, laung-latika, laung latta or lavang lata.
Main ingredients for making lavang latika are Maida, khoya, nutmeg powder, coconut (grated), ghee, nuts, raisins, cardamom, cloves and sugar.
These sweets are small parcels stuffed with a sweet filling of khoya and coconut, sealed with a clove, deep fried and dunked in sugar syrup. The name is derived from the word Lavang or clove.
Lavang Latika is a traditional recipe of Bengal prepared especially on festivals like Durga Pooja. You can serve these scrumptious and delicious lavang latika warm after meals. It keeps good for up to 15 days if stored in refrigerator.