Badam ki Phirni

Badam ki Phirni

From   Pure Sin

Prep: 2 hours

Cook: 20 minutes

Method: Moderate

Course: Mithai

Type: Cuban

Indian style pudding enriched with almonds – creamy and delicious

Ingredients

  • Almonds, ground 1 cup
  • Milk 500 mls
  • Rice, soaked and ground ¼ cup
  • Sweet condensed milk 200 gms
  • Green cardamom powder ½ tsp

Methods

  • Boil milk in a deep non-stick pan.
  • Put rice in a mixer jar and grind to a paste with a little water. Add the paste to the milk and mix well.
  • Add ground almonds and keep stirring. Add cardamom powder and mix well and let the mixture simmer for 4-5 minutes.
  • Add condensed milk and keep stirring till well blended and the rice is completely cooked.
  • Pour the phirni into earthenware bowls (kasores) and let them cool down to room temperature.
  • Keep them in the refrigerator to chill before serving.
Watermelon Mojitoes

Watermelon Mojitoes

Prep: 15 minutes

Cook: 0 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Mithai

Type: Cuban

Key Ingredients:

  • Watermelon
  • Fresh mint leaves
  • Lemons
  • Club soda

Very refreshing – have a glass of this on a hot summer day and feel completely rejuvenated instantly

Ingredients

  • Watermelon, cubed and seeded 8
  • Lemons, cut into small pieces 4
  • Fresh mint leaves 1 small bunch
  • Club soda 1½ cups
  • Lemon juice 1 tsp
  • Sugar syrup 5 tsps
  • Ice cubes as required

Methods

  • Take lemon pieces, sugar syrup and handful of mint leaves in a mixer and grind to make the mojito mix.
  • Put ½ cup ice cubes, ¾ cup of club soda, 1½ tbsps of mojito in a mocktail shaker and shake.
  • Pour into a glass, garnish with a mint leaf on top and serve chilled.
  • To make watermelon mojito mash the watermelon pieces slightly and put into a mocktail shaker.
  • Add some ice cubes, remaining club soda, mashed watermelon pieces and remaining mojito mix and shake.
  • Pour into a glass, garnish with mint leaves and serve chilled.