Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Kesar Mal Pua with Instant Gulab Rabri

Kesar Mal Pua with instant Gulab Rabri

My Holi special a Dessert. Saffron flavoured and coloured Kesar  Malpuas served with chilled and refreshing Gulab ( Rose flavoured a rabdi), sounds sinful,right?? Trust it was by far the best dessert I gave made...:) 

Holi is all about colours and celebration with friends and family. This dessert is perfect for an occasion where you are looking for a rich, indian, creamy sweet to be served to your guests in individual serving. The best part of this dessert is the hot Malpuas served with chilled Rabri, complete bliss....:) 

Let's see the ingredients and then the making process...:) 


- For Rabdi
@ 1.5 cups milk
@ 1/2 cup coarsely crumbled paneer/cottage Cheese
@ 1/4 cup do sweet condense milk
@ 1 tsp. cardamom powder
@ 1/4 cup of mawa/khoya/if not available any dairy whitener so evaporated milk will work too.
@ 1/3  cup of chopped nuts ( almond , pista)
@ 1 tbsp gulkand/ 1 tsp rose essence/ 1 tsp edible rose water/edibles rose water ( this is bieng used to give rose flavor) 

- For Sugar Syrup
@ 2 cups water
@ 3/4 cups sugar
@ 1/2 tsp. cardamom powder
@ few saffron strands 

- Pua
@ 1 cup condensed milk
@ 3/4 cup maida/ plain flour/ APF
@ 1/2 cup sooji/ Semolina
@ 1/2 cup coarsely crumbled paneer/ cottage cheese
@ 3/4 cup water
@ ghee/ oil for shallow frying
@ 1/4 tsp is saffron soaked in 2 tbsp of warm milk

Rabdi process
In. Pan add milk and condensed milk, bring it to boil and add paneer. After adding paner simmer the gas it minimum. Add khoya, cardamom powder and cook on low flame till rabdi consistency looks fine. Turn off the flame and add either gulkand or rose essence or rose water and mix well. At the end add chopped nuts and put the rabdi in fridge to cool.

Sugar Syrup
In a pan take water and sugar and cook on medium flame till not to thick nor to thin consistency add cardamom powder and let the syrup cool.

In a bowl take add condensed milk, maida, sooji and mix it well till no lumps. Add soaked saffron, water and stir to form a thick paste. Rest the mixture for 10 mints. Once done, add paneer and mix well. On a hot pan add half tbsp. of ghee oil and 1 big spoon go pua mix and cook till nice golden brown from both the sides. Add the pua in sugar syrup for 1 minute not more than that.  Garnish with desired nuts.. :)

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