Halwai June 18, 2019

Ingredients:

• 3 cups – Full Cream Milk
• 1 cup – Half and half Cream
• 1/2 cup – Basmati Rice
• 1 tbsp- Pistachios
• 5-7 – Almonds
• 1 tsp – Cardamom
• Kesar- 4-5 strands
• 1/2 cup – Sugar

Method:

  1. Mix milk and half and half in a pan and boil on a low flame till the milk reduces by 20% and thickens.
  2. Add the sugar to the milk and stir well.
  3. Meanwhile, cook rice in a bowl.
  4. Drain the excess water from the rice and add cold water to it so that it does not stick together.
  5. Slice the pistachios and almonds, and crush the cardamoms and keep aside.
  6. Soak kesar in a tablespoon of warm milk for 15 minutes.
  7. Now, add the drained rice, almonds, pistachios, cardamom, and kesar to the thickened milk and stir.
  8. Boil for 5 minutes and let it stand for 15 minutes.
  9. Refrigerate for half an hour.
  10. Serve cold.

Recipe courtesy of Rupa