Saturday, December 27, 2008

Badam Halwa: A delicious sweet / dessert

  • Soak 1 cup of almonds in a bowl of boiling water.
  • Remove and discard skin.
  • Grind to make a fine paste.
  • Boil 2 1/2 cups sugar with 1 cup of water to get syrup.
  • Add the paste of almond to the boiling syrup and stir well.
  • Dissolve 1 pinch of saffron in a little water and add to the syrup.
  • Add 1 cup of ghee and stir.
  • Wait for the contents to become like paste and add one more cup of ghee gradually.
  • Maintain medium flame. Remove from flame when we get a batter like result.
  • This tasty Badam Halwa, can be served hot or cold.

Sunday, December 14, 2008

Coconut Burfi: A tasty dessert (Tengai Burfi)

  • Take 1 tbsp of ghee in a saucepan.
  • Heat it under low flame.
  • Add 2 cups each of grated coconut and sugar.
  • Stir constantly to get the contents thick.
  • Grease a plate with ghee.
  • Transfer the preparation to the plate and level it.
  • Wait for cooling a little.
  • Cut into required shapes like square, rectangle, diamond, etc.
  • Decorate each piece with almond or cashew nut.