Kardhant / ಕರದಂಟು
Amindag Karadantu is one of the special sweets from Karnataka. The small town Amingad from Bagalkot district is famous for producing Karadantu. The word Karadantu has its roots in the Kannada language, meaning "fried & edible gum". The product is prepared from edible gum mixed with dry fruits and has a chewy texture. The other ingredients in this yummy sweet are fried bengal gram flour, jaggery and seeds of marking-nut (commonly known as "ballataka"). Karadant is known for its nutritional benefits and is commonly consumed by athletes & pregnant women to boost their energy.