Kheer

  INGREDIENTS (measuring cup used, 1 cup = 250 ml) 1 litre full fat organic milk ¼ cup basmati rice 5 to 6 tbsp sugar or as required 6 green cardamoms/harielaichi, powdered a pinch of saffron/kesar 15-20 almonds/badam, blanched and sliced 12-15 cashews/kaju 1 tbsp golden raisins INSTRUCTIONS rinse the rice till the water runs…

Dudhi Ka Halwa

  INGREDIENTS (measuring cup used, 1 cup = 250 ml) 3 to 3.5 cups grated bottle gourd or lauki or dudhi 500 ml milk, which has been already boiled before 7 tbsp sugar – if you wish increase to 8 tbsp for a very sweet taste 3-4 tbsp ghee/clarified butter 4-5 cardamoms, powdered or crushed…

Modak

  INGREDIENTS (measuring cup used, 1 cup = 250 ml) for the outer modak covering: 1 cup rice flour 1.5 cups water ¼ tsp oil or ghee a pinch of salt for the inner sweet filling: 1 cup fresh grated coconut ¾ cup powdered or grated jaggery, for a more sweeter taste, you can add…

Basundi

  INGREDIENTS (measuring cup used, 1 cup = 250 ml) 400 gms sweetened condensed milk, 1 tin ( i used amulmithai mate) 4 to 5 cups full fat milk, 1 to 1.25 litres full fat milk ( you can adjust the amount of milk from 4 cups to 5 cups or more depending on the…

Shrikhand

  INGREDIENTS (measuring cup used, 1 cup = 250 ml) For hung curd: 4.5 cups fresh full fat dahi (curd made from 1 litre milk), about 1.125 kg or 1.125 litres For shrikhand: 8 to 9 tbsp sugar or powdered sugar, add as per taste ½ tsp cardamom powder or 4 to 5 green cardamoms…

Malpua

  INGREDIENTS (measuring cup used, 1 cup = 250 ml) For malpua batter: 1 cup all purpose flour/maida, 125 grams 1 tsp fennel seeds/saunf, kept whole or crushed 3 to 4 cardamoms/elaichi, crushed or ⅓ tsp cardamom powder 3 pinches baking soda or ⅛ tsp baking soda ½ cup water, 125 ml or add as…

Rabri

  INGREDIENTS (measuring cup used, 1 cup = 250 ml) 1.25 litres full fat whole milk, 5 cups 2.5 to 3 tbsp sugar or add as required 5 to 6 cardamoms, crushed or ½ tsp cardamom powder 12 to 15 saffron strands, crushed 1 tsp rose water or kewra water/pandanus extract 2 tbsp almonds and…