Badami Kulfi |

Badami Kulfi

Summers are on their peak and you want some soothing and mouth watering dessert? It is winters and you want to relish something more chilling than the nippy winters? In both the cases you can try the extremely delectable Badami Kulfi.

Kulfi is an essential and most preffered dessert of India. You can enjoy Kulfi at point o ftime in any season. Try this rich and tasty klufi at home which has richness of cream and health of badams (almonds).

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 8 hours (in freezer)
Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Almonds (peeled and grinded)
  • 1-1/2 Cup Condensed milk
  • 1 Cup Whipped cream
  • 1/4 tsp Powdered cardamom
  • 1/2 Cup Pistachios (chopped)
  • Pinch of Saffron

Method

To make delicious Badami Kulfi mix in all the ingredients well in a large bowl excluding saffron and pistachios.

Beat the mixture for nearly 5 minutes.

Take the conical moulds to make kulfi and pour in the mixture in the moulds.

Sprinkle chopped saffron and pistachios on it.

Keep the moulds in freezer to let the kulfi freeze and set for about 8 to ten hours.

The Badami Kulfi is ready to relish. Serve it chilled.

Rasmalai |

Rasmalai is very popular Indian desert especially in South Asia. Basically it is a Beangali dessert.

It is prepared from paneer balls cooked in syrup and then soaked in malai (cream). Its a very delicious and all-time favourite sweet dish.

Rasmalai is a very delicate, spongy and extremely sweet dessert.

Rasmalai

Rasmalai Ingredients

Rasmalai Ingredients

Preparation Time: 20 min
Cooking Time: 5 min
Serves:4

Ingredients

  • Paneer made from 1 litre of milk
  • Full cream milk: 1 litre
  • Sugar: 1 1/2 cup
  • Cardamom: 5-6
  • Water: 4 cups
  • Sugar: 1 cup
  • Thinly sliced almonds or pistachios: 1/2 cup

Method

1. Mix the water and 1 cup of sugar in a pan and boil till all the sugar is dissolved. Turn off the fire and keep syrup aside.

2. Knead the Paneer  in a platter till very smooth. Make into balls slightly smaller than the size of a walnut and flatten slightly in the center.

Rasmalai - Paneer Balls

Rasmalai – Paneer Balls

3. When the Paneer balls are made, reheat the syrup to boiling, then simmer and gently drop in the Paneer balls. Cook for 10 minutes. Turn off fire.

Rasmalai - Paneer Balls in syrup

Rasmalai – Paneer Balls in syrup

4. In another pan boil one litre of full cream milk with the 1/2 cup of sugar, till reduced/thickened to 75 per cent of its original volume. Turn off the fire, add the cardamom powder and mix well.

5. Add the syrup soaked Paneer balls (after draining) to the milk mixture and chill for a few hours.

6. Before serving, garnish with dried fruits.

Rasmalai

Rasmalai ready to be served

Rasgulla |

Rasgulla

Rasgullas are popular Bengali sweet made from paneer and cooked in sugar syrup. These deliciously spongy balls initially melt in your mouth even before you relish the taste, leaving you asking for more! Try out this simple recipe and surprise your family with this authentic sweet.

Prep time: 30 min
Cook time: 5 min
Serves: 5

Ingredients

  • 250 g paneer
  • 500 g sugar
  • 100 g flour (maida)
  • 400 ml water

Method

Knead paneer and flour to soft and smooth dough. Make 20 marble sized crackless balls.

Bring sugar and water to a boiling point. Strain the syrup when sugar is dissolved. Put the sugar syrup in a pressure cooker and bring it to a boiling point.

Drop paneer balls into the boiling syrup. Place lid on the cooker. Cook rasgullas under pressure for 5 minutes.

Remove lid when the cooker is cool. Gently remove rasgullas in a bowl. Serve in individual bowls with some syrup.

Shahi Jamun |

Shahi jamun is a sweet delicacy, which is prepared on special occasions. This variety of shahi jamun is prepared with rice and urad dhal and is very delicious. The fluffy balls are soaked in sweet milk and served. Each bite of jamun with sweetened milk and chopped nuts keeps you asking for more.

Preparation time: 20 mins
Serves: 3-4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup soaked rice
  • 1 cup soaked urad dal
  • 1 cup full cream milk
  • 4 tsp sugar
  • Oil for deep-frying
  • Chopped dry fruits
  • A pinch of soda-bi-carbonate
  • Few strands of saffron

Method

Heat oil for deep-frying. Grind rice and urad dal to a fine paste adding very little water if required.

Mix soda to this mixture. Make small balls with this mixture and drop them in hot oil and fry till golden brown over a low flame. Remove from oil and keep aside.

Meanwhile boil milk with sugar, dry fruits and saffron. Soak the balls in milk for few minutes.

Shahi jamun is now ready. Serve hot.

Biscuit Pudding |

No party or a get together is complete without a dessert and it often takes lot of effort to prepare one.So let us prepare a very easy to make dessert which is loved all over the world. The recipe has 3 things which kids love the most -biscuit,cream and chocolate, which makes a hit recipe among the kids.

Biscuit Pudding

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 5 minutes
Serves: 4

Biscuit Pudding Ingredients

Biscuit Pudding Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 tbsp cornflour
  • 3 tbsp drinking chocolate
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • 20-25 Marie/Parle G biscuit
  • 1 1/2 cup whipped cream
  • 2 cups tropical fruits (kiwi, apple, grapes, pineapple, strawberry etc)
  • 1 tbsp sliced almonds and walnuts for garnishing

Method

Take a pan and mix the milk, cornflour,drinking chocolate,cocoa powder and sugar. Mix well so that no lumps are formed.

Biscuit Pudding

Biscuit Pudding

Once it is mixed properly, put the pan on the stove. We need to stir it continously for 5-6 mins till it becomes thick and takes a saucy texture.

Once the sauce is ready let it cool down to room temperature.

Once the chocolate sauce is cool ,We will take a serving dish and pour little chocolate sauce on the bottom. Now we need to place the biscuit on top of the sauce.Now again one layer of sauce and again biscuit..This way we will pile 3 layers of biscuit and chocolate sauce.

Refrigerate it for about half an hour to allow the pudding to settle down..

Mix the fruits and the whipped cream (with 1 tbsp of powdered sugar if cream is not sweet).

After half an hour, take out the pudding and  top it with the fruits and cream mixture.

At last we will garnish it with some walnuts and almonds keep it in the fridge till being served.

Serving Instruction

Serve Chilled as a dessert in any party or get together.

Biscuit Pudding Cooking Video