Best of Indian Sweets & Desserts by Aroona and Reejhsinghani by Aroona and Reejhsinghani - Read Online

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Prepare these mouth watering Indian sweets at home
and entertain your family and guests...
sweets that have nothing comparable the world over...
sweets from Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Maharastra, Mysore, and all over India...
and deserts that are equally delicious...
crammed full of delighful recipes
Published: Jaico Publishing House on
ISBN: 9788172247706
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UTTAR PRADESH

KHOYA BURFI

Ingredients:

1 kilo khoya;

250 grams sugar;

50 grams blanched and sliced pistachio nuts;

100 grams peeled melon seeds;

1 tsp.coarsely powdered cardamom seeds;

a few drops essence of kewda; silver or golden foil.

Method:

Mix together khoya and sugar and keep it in a heavy-bottomed pan.

Stir over a slow fìre till all the moisture is absorbed and the mixture turns very thick.

Mix in the nuts, cardamoms and essence and remove from fire. Put in a greased thali.

Cool thoroughly, cover with foil and cut into small pieces.

Store in airtight container.

MAKHANE-KI-KHEER

Ingredients:

1 litre milk;

25 grams makhana;

75 grams sugar;

10 grams each of sliced almonds, pistachios and raisins;

15 grams charoli;

a Few drops of either essence of saffron or kewda.

Method:

Roast makhana in dry hot pan for 2 minutes, remove and pound coarsely.

Heat milk and sugar together, when the sugar dissolves, put in the makhana and cook, stirring frequently till the mixture turns quite