Basundi Recipe | How to make Basundi

Basundi Recipe | How to make Basundi

Basundi Recipe | How to make Basundi recipe with step by step pictures and instructions. Basundi is one of the popular dessert made by reducing milk and adding sugar. Garnish it with lot of nuts and serve them chilled. You can have them warm also. This is most common dessert in our home. This is very similar to Rabri but texture and consistency varies. 

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Traditionally milk is simmered till it reduces its volume. We can add condensed milk or cream as short cut to reduce the time of making basundi. Flavor them with cardamom powder and saffron. Make this delicious dessert for festivals or special occasions and everyone will love it. You can make this ahead for parties or get together and it keeps well in fridge for 3-4 days.

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Healthy Wealthy Cuisine

Its my contribution to bi monthly event in  Healthy Wealthy Cuisines facebook group where group of bloggers will be posting on particular theme. Current theme is #CoolDessertsAtHW suggested by Vanita who blogs at curryandvanilla. Check her space for more interesting and innovative vegetarian and baking recipes. Check the delicious desserts shared by others in the group Carrot Kheer by Preethi, Mango Phirni by Vanitha, Mango Panna cotta by Jayashree, Mint Rasgulla by Sujatha, Pineapple Sorbet by Sasmita

Do try and let me know your feedback. You can also try the below recipes

Chocolate Banana Pops

Banana Rasayana

Rasmalai

Paal kova

Aval Payasam

Lauki Basundi

Carrot Kheer

Rasgulla

Paal Kozhukattai

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Serves 6-8

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Basundi Recipe | How to make Basundi

Basundi is one of the popular dessert made by reducing milk and adding sugar.

5 minPrep Time

45 minCook Time

50 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • Milk 1 litre or 4 cups
  • Sugar 1/2 cup
  • Cardamom powder 1 tsp
  • Saffron few strands
  • Pista 2-3 tbsp finely chopped

Instructions

  1. Boil milk in heavy bottomed pan
  2. Once it comes to boil reduce the flame
  3. Keep stirring scraping the sides till it reduces to half of its volume. It will take around 35-40 minutes.
  4. Then add sugar and continue to boil for 5 minutes. Consistency can be little thin as basundi will get thicker after cooling down.
  5. Garnish with chopped nuts, cardamom powder, saffron and mix.
  6. Switch off the flame and allow it to cool down.
  7. Refrigerate and enjoy the basundi

Notes

Use full cream milk to make basundi.

Adjust the sugar according to your preference.

Keep stirring continuously to avoid burning the milk in the bottom.

Add any nuts of your choice like cashew, Almond or pista.

Add condensed milk or cream to reduce the time of making basundi.

Nutrition

Calories

167 cal

Fat

5 g

Carbs

25 g

Protein

5 g
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How to make Basundi with step by step pictures

Boil milk in heavy bottomed pan

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Once it comes to boil reduce the flame. 

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Keep stirring scraping the sides till it reduces to half of its volume. It will take around 35-40 minutes.

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Then add sugar and continue to boil for 5 minutes. Consistency can be little thin as basundi will get thicker after cooling down.

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Garnish with chopped nuts, cardamom powder, saffron and mix.

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Switch off the flame and allow it to cool down.

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Refrigerate and enjoy the basundi

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