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Mango Kulfi No Cook Kulfi


Mango Kulfi

Ingredients

  • 1 tin Sweetened condensed milk (397 gms)
  • 2 cups cream (160 gms. each)
  • 1 tin measure milk (Condensed milk tin measure)
  • 1 or 2 ripe mangoes, chopped into small cubes
  • 1/2 tsp. mango essence
  • 1/4 tsp. yellow food colour 1 or 2 drops red food color

Method

  1. Mix condensed milk, milk and cream.
  2. Beat well till smooth.
  3. Add the essence and food colors and whisk till smooth.
  4. Add the chopped mango pieces and mix well.
  5. Freeze in Kulfi moulds, ice cube trays or in a plastic containers.
  6. Leave to set for 24 hours.
  7. Unmould, cut into cubes and serve.
  8. Check out the Pista Kulfi recipe

Mhullabiya


Mhallabiyyeh – Creamy Rice Pudding

Mhallabiya is a famous and very common dessert in Middle Eastern Cooking. It is very simple and easy to make and result is almost like the Indian ‘Phirni’. Several ways to make it, and is usually made with rice flour, rice paste, corn flour which makes the pudding smooth and thick. I have used rice rava for the grainy texture.

An Arabian dessert

Ingredients

  • 1 litre milk
  • 125 gms. sugar
  • 10 gm. Rice flour (or paste)
  • 1 tbs. orange blossom water or rose water
  • Nuts or fruit to serve

Method

  1. Take a pan and add the milk along with the sugar and rice and dilute it well. 
  2. Place on fire and cook till thick and creamy and the mixture coats the spoon. 
  3. Will thicken further upon cooling. 
  4. Add the orange blossom water and stir. 
  5. Transfer immediately to individual or a large serving bowl. 
  6. Garnish with nuts and cherries or top with fruit cocktail.

Bread Pudding


Bread Pudding

A delicious and satisfying dessert or teatime-snack!

Bread Pudding

Ingredients

  • 4 slices bread
  • 4 cups milk
  • 8 tbsp. sugar, or to taste
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tbsp. raisins/sultanas (optional)
  • 1 tsp. vanilla essence (or nutmeg or cardamom powder)
  • Pinch of salt, optional
  • ¼ cup (or 2 tbsp.) sugar, for caramel
  • (Place sugar in a pan on low flame and heat till the sugar melts and turns golden brown)

 Method

  1. Place milk on heat, add the sugar, stir to dissolve and bring to a boil. Switch off.
  2. Break the bread into small pieces, add to the hot milk.
  3. When cool add the eggs and beat the mixture well or transfer to a blender and blend till smooth.  Add vanilla essence and raisins.
  4. Take a medium cake tin and coat with caramel.  Add the bread mixture and steam or bake on medium low heat till done, approx.. one hour.
  5. To test if the pudding is done, insert a knife in the center and if it comes out clean the pudding is ready.
  6. If baking, add water to a tray and place the pudding dish in the water bath and bake on low for an hour or so

Mais Recipes


I will be posting here recipes from the book ‘Mais Recipes’ so as to share them with as many people as possible.  Hope you’ll enjoy them.

Starting with a dessert…as they say in our country “muh meetha karo” which means “sweeten ones mouth” before embarking on an auspicious journey/event.

Bread Pudding

Bread Pudding

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