Fruit Kheer

Friday, August 14, 2009

What would one do if there are a lot of fruits in the pantry? Go on a Fruit Diet?? Hell No, I didn't have the least bit of inclination to do that ..

I don't have a major sweet tooth, But the other day, I was in this mood to indulge a bit. So I went ahead, & made this Fruit Kheer.

I think, this is a perfect party dessert, delicious & easy to make. I am definitely making this next time we have guests around.


You Will Need:
  • 1 litre Milk
  • 1/2 cup Condensed milk
  • 12-15 Almonds - soaked in warm water
  • 12-15 Cashewnuts - soaked in warm water
  • 1 Mango - finely chopped
  • 1 Apple - finely chopped
  • A handful of seedless Grapes - finely chopped
  • 3 ripe Bananas - finely chopped
  • A handful of Pomegranate
  • A pinch of Saffron - soaked in a tbsp of warm milk
  • 5 tbsp sugar - More if you are fond of sweets
  • 1/2 tsp of green cardamom powder

Method:

  • Grind soaked almonds & cashews using very little milk into a smooth paste & set aside
  • In a heavy bottomed vessel, bring milk to a boil. Add condensed milk & sugar & keep stirring continuously over low heat.
  • Add the cashew-almond paste & simmer the mixture for about 10-15 minutes. The mixture would have a nice creamy consistency by now.
  • Turn off the stove & let it cool for a while. Add chopped fruits & Cardamom powder
  • Garnish with saffron & almond silvers
  • Chill for a whole before serving .. Enjoi

I had this before lunch, after lunch & also in the evening instead of coffee. This really turned out to be better than expected. I loved it. Its packed with fresh fruits, Now, doesn't that give you an excuse to indulge ??

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