Gajar Ka Halwa (Carrot Halwa)

Ingredients– 1 kg grated carrots 1 litre full fat milk 3/4 cup sugar 1 tsp cardamom powder 4 tbsp ghee Chopped nuts (cashew, almond, pistachios ) and raisins Method – Dry roast nuts on low heat till crunchy and chop them. Set aside Bring milk to boil in a heavy bottomed sauce pan Add grated…

Gulab Jamun with Milk Powder

Ingredients– For Gulab Jamun – 1 cup milk powder 2 tbsp all purpose flour 1/4 tsp baking soda 2 tbsp ghee 3.5 tbsp milk Vegetable oil to deep fry For Sugar Syrup – 2 cups granulated sugar 3 cups water 4 green cardamoms 1 tsp lemon juice Method – Take sugar, water and cardamom pods…

Shahi Tukda

Ingredients– 4 cups full fat milk 1/2 cup condensed milk 6-8 saffron threads 2 tbsp milk powder 1/4 tsp cardamom powder 6 bread slices 3-4 tbsp ghee for shallow frying 1-2 tbsp chopped nuts (almonds, cashews, pistachios) Method – Mix milk, condensed milk, sugar and saffron threads in a thick bottomed pan and bring it…

Vermicelli Pudding

Ingredients– 1 tbsp ghee 60 gm fine vermicelli, broken up into 3” pieces 5 cups full fat milk 1/4 cup blanched and slivered almonds 2/3 cup sugar 8 green cardamom pods 2 tbsp sultanas Method – Heat the ghee in a wok on medium heat Add the vermicelli and stir fry till golden This will…

Mango Phirni (Ground Rice Mango Pudding)

Ingredients– 4 tbsp Basmati rice, washed and soaked 2 tbsp water 1 litre milk 1 cup mango pulp 2-3 green cardamoms, roughly crushed 1/4 cup sugar Chopped nuts to garnish Method – In a grinder jar, add soaked basmati rice and water and grind it to a coarse paste. Set aside In a large heavy…

Jaggery Rice Kheer (Guror Payox)

Ingredients– 1/4 cup joha/gobindobhog rice 1 litre full fat milk 1/2 cup powdered jaggery 1 small bay leaf 1/4 tsp cardamom powder 1/4 cup chopped cashew nuts 2 tbsp raisins A pinch of salt Method – Wash the rice once and soak it in water for 20 minutes Drain well and dry Add about 1/2…

Vermicelli Pudding (Seviyan Kheer)

Ingredients– 2 litres milk 1/4 cup ghee 2 tbsp cashew nuts, halved 1 tbsp seedless raisins 1 cup vermicelli 1/2 cup sugar 4 green cardamoms, crushed 1/2 tsp saffron threads Method – Boil the milk till it reduces to three quarters Heat the ghee and fry the cashews and raisins. Drain and set aside In…

Ground Rice Pudding (Phirni)

Ingredients – 3 tablespoons Basmati rice 1/8 cup water 5 Almonds cut into fine slivers 1 litre milk ⅓ cup Sugar ¼ teaspoon cardamom powder 3-4 strands of saffron Directions – Wash the rice and soak for 20 minutes. Discard the soaking water and grind into coarse paste using fresh 1/8 cup of water. Take…