Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Basundhi - பாசுந்தி

Basundhi is a Sweet dish made with milk.
This is a very popular dessert in Western India of Maharashtra and Gujarat.
Traditional Indian sweet and very rich in taste too.

Milk is condensed by not allowing it to boil by simmering the stove and allowing it to form layers.
Ingredients Needed:-
1. Milk - 1 lit
2. Sugar - 150 grms 
3. Saffron and chopped dry fruits for garnishing 
4. Elaichi (Cardamom) powder

Basundhi - பாசுந்தி

1. Boil milk in a thick bottom kadai or nonstick pan . 

2.  Keep on boiling in Sim or low flame.

3. Fine layers will form in this process and this is what gives rich taste to Basundhi.

4. When the milk quantity is reduced to about 1/2 lit, add sugar and boil for further 15 mins.  Now at this stage saffron can be added.

5.  Cool and garnish with chopped Nuts and Elaichi powder and serve chill.

Basundhi - பாசுந்தி

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