Lifestyle Food and Recipes 13 Oct 2017 Mithai mania for Diw ...

Mithai mania for Diwali

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Oct 13, 2017, 12:16 am IST
Updated Oct 13, 2017, 12:16 am IST
Prepare these delicious goodies in the comfort of your home this festive season.
Malpua
 Malpua

Malpua

Ingredients
Refined flour 1 cup
Cardamom powder 1 cup
Ghee 1 cup
Khoya    1 cup
Semolina 1/2 cup
Milk     2 cups
Sugar    1 cup
Saffron 1 pinch
Water (warm) 1 cup
Pistcahio 1tbsp
Fennel powder 1 tsp

 

Method
Heat water in a pan over medium flame. Add sugar in it and stir until fully dissolved. 
Then add 2-3 tsp milk and stir again, after a few minutes remove the scum that rises to the top
Once the sugar syrup is thick, remove the pan from the flame and keep aside
Mix maida, rava, khoya, fennel powder, cardamom powder and milk. Ensure the mixture is of pouring consistency and not too thick.
Once the batter is ready, keep it aside for few minutes so that the flavours of spices get absorbed.
Now heat ghee in a pan over low flame. Pour a ladleful of the mixture and spread evenly. Keep the flame low and cook till it is light brown on both sides
Remove the cooked malpua and drain the excess ghee.
Drop the malpua in sugar syrup and allow it to soak for 10 minutes. Repeat the same with the remaining batter.
Drain the malpuas from the syrup, garnish with pistachios and serve hot.

Gajar Ka Halwa

Ingredients
Carrot    500 gms
Milk    500 ml
Sugar    500 gms 
Cardamom powder 2tsp
Khoya    300 gms
Cashenut 30 gms
Almonds 30gms
Raisnins 30 gms
Ghee 2 tbsp

Gajar Ka HalwaGajar Ka Halwa

Method
Heat ghee in a pan on a medium flame, add grated carrot and roast them for 3-4 minutes  while mixing continously 
Pour milk over roasted carrots and stir to mix well , bring it to boil over medium flame
Add, sugar, and stir and cook untill the mixture evaporates and then add grated khoya and cardamom powder  
Stir and cook for another 2mins 
Garnish with nuts and serve hot

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