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Traditional Karwa Chauth recipes

October 29, 2007

Whether Karwa Chauth is celebrated in your home or not, here are two traditional sweet preparations you can enjoy on the occasion!

(serves four)

~ Ingredients:
1 tin Milkmaid condensed milk
1/4 litre milk
7-8 cashew nuts
7-8 raisins (kishmish)
2 tbsp sugar
2 tbsp ghee

~ Method:

Stir fry the cashew nuts and raisins in the ghee.

Next, mix the milk, sugar and stir-fried dry fruit together and bring to a boil.

Once the milk starts boiling, pour the condensed milk slowly in while stirring continuously. Continue to stir for 15 minutes.

Let the mixture set. The basundi is now ready to serve.

Fruit kheer
(serves four)

~ Ingredients:
2 bananas
1 apple
1 sweet lime (mosambi)
1 chickoo
1/2 cup rawa
2 cups milk
1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp cardamom

~ Method:

Peel and dice all the fruit into small cubes.

Boil the milk along with the rawa and sugar, stirring continuously.

Boil until the milk quantity reduces by 1/2 an inch. Add cardamom.

Deep-freeze the kheer for 10 minutes.

Add the diced fruit and serve (you can also add dry fruit to the mix).

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