Delicious Indian Traditional Sweetened Condensed Milk from Maharashtra. Authentic Recipe of Basundi.

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The aroma of cardamom, the crunch of almonds and pistachios, and the golden color of saffron will surely entice someone to taste the rich Basundi as soon as you serve it.

The Indian Traditional Sweetened Condensed Milk from Maharashtra – Basundi is a milk-based dessert. It originates from the Western states of India. The preparation of this rich and delicious delicacy requires boiling milk on a low flame to reduce it by half. Meanwhile, the scraping of the layers of cream and stirring makes the milk thick, creamy and tasty. Another variation of Basundi is the Rabri, an authentic dessert from the North Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Basundi is a very famous dessert across India. Either hot, warm, or chilled, you can serve it any way you like. The Indian Traditional Sweetened Condensed Milk from Maharashtra – Basundi will successfully cater to your sweet cravings.


Agoralia Recipes Traditional Authentic Dishes v017

Delicious Indian Traditional Sweetened Condensed Milk from Maharashtra. Authentic Recipe of Basundi.

Local Recipe Name with Local Characters: बासुंदी
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— General Atributes of This Recipe:

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Spice Level No Spicy Recipes
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Servings 6 People
Calories / Serving 322 kcal

Ingredients
 

  • 2000 ml Whole Milk / Full-Fat Milk / Full-Cream Milk
  • ½ cup White Sugar – Regular Sugar – Granulated Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Cashew Chopped
  • 2 tbsp Almond Chopped
  • 2 tbsp Pistachio Chopped
  • ¼ tsp Saffron
  • ¼ tsp Ground Cardamom Powder

Instructions
 

  • Take a heavy-bottomed pan and add the milk to it. Keep the flame low and stir occasionally.
  • Once the milk starts to boil, add chopped cashew nuts, pistachios, and almonds to it. Keep stirring so that it doesn't cling to the base.
  • Boil the milk on low flame for 30 minutes while stirring. The milk will reduce and thicken.
  • Next, add sugar and the saffron strands and mix nicely. Boil for five minutes more. Then add cardamom powder.
  • The Indian Traditional Sweetened Condensed Milk from Maharashtra – Basundi is ready. Garnish with chopped almonds and serve.

NOTES

  • To reduce the cooking time, instead of sugar, you can add 1/2 cup of condensed milk.
  • Basundi tastes more delicious when served chilled.
RECIPE VARIATIONS:

A variation of Basundi is the Rabri. It is an authentic North Indian dessert, which is thicker and creamier than Basundi.

COOKING TIPS:

While preparing Basundi, make sure that you keep it on low flame and stir continuously. It will prevent the Basundi from sticking to the bottom of the pan.

— Specific Atributes of This Recipe:

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Nutrition

Calories: 322kcalCarbohydrates: 35gProtein: 13gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 41mgSodium: 131mgPotassium: 589mgFiber: 1gSugar: 34gVitamin A: 567IUVitamin C: 0.2mgCalcium: 436mgIron: 0.5mg
Keyword Basundi Recipe, Indian Traditional Sweetened Condensed Milk, बासुंदी
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