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Double Ka Meetha

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Double Ka Meetha is one among the most familiar Hyderabadi Cuisine, which is a must in their weddings and most of the occasions. This is my first try towards Double Ka Meetha, as RAMZAAN special. Let me share the recipe…

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Double Ka Meetha

Double Ka Meetha

Ingredients:

  • Bread slices – 8 nos
  • Milk – ½ litre
  • Sugar – 8 tbsp
  • Cashew nuts – 10 nos
  • Raisins – 10 nos
  • Almonds / Badam – 5 nos
  • Pista / Pistachios – 6 nos
  • Saffron – few strands
  • Clarified butter / Ghee – 5 tbsp.

Preparation:

  • Boil 2 to 3 cups of water in a bowl, add in the almonds/badam and pista and cook for few mins or until the skin of the nuts oozes. Remove from fire, bring it room temperature. Remove the skin and keep it aside.
  • Boil the milk in a heavy bottomed sauce pan, add in 5 tbsp of sugar, stir well to get dissolved.
  • Sprinkle cardamom powder and keep cooking the milk in medium flame, until the milk reduces to ¼ th, original portion.
  • Meanwhile, prepare sugar syrup – by boiling water along with sugar, cook until the syrup thickens.
  • Take the bread slices and halve them to triangle shape.
  • Heat a tbsp. of ghee/clarified butter in a pan, add in the bread slices one by one and continue frying on both sides until it turns golden brown or dark brown.
  • Remove from fire, dip the bread slices in the sugar syrup and transfer it to a plate.
  • Finely chop the badam/almonds and pista, keep it aside.
  • Roast cashew nuts and raisins in ghee, until they turn golden brown and keep it aside.
  • Arrange the bread slices as you desire, pour in the milk mixture over the bread.
  • Sprinkle the chopped almonds/badam and pista all over the bread and then sprinkle the fried cashew nuts and raisins with few strands of saffron.

Serve hot or chilled or at room temperature.

 

 

Tamil New Year Recipes

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Tamil New Year also called as “Varusha Pirappu or Puthandu” among Tamil people all over the world. It is celebrated according to the Tamil calendar on the first day of Chithirai month. According to the Gregorian calendar it falls on 13th or 14 th April. Tamil People All over the world celebrate Varusha Pirappu in a big way by merrymaking and feasting.

As a food blogger, already I have posted few recipes for New Year (roundabout). But I have prepared a authentic and traditional food for our lunch. There are three main fruits for tamilians because these are the seasonal fruits during the Tamil New year time and called as “Mukkani (Three fruits)” – Maa (Mango), Pala (Jackfruit) and Vaalai (Banana).

Tamil New Year / Varusha Pirappu / Puthandu

Tamil New Year / Varusha Pirappu / Puthandu

Easy Kozhukattai recipes /Simple Kolakattai Recipes / Kolukattai collections / Easy Modak & Mothagam & Modakam Recipes

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Kozhukattai or Kolukattai is a popular south Indian sweet dumpling made with rice flour and stuffed with grated coconut and jaggery or boiled dals and jaggery or boiled dals, jaggery and grated coconut and it is also known as Modak in North India. Also kozhukattai’s are made not only with rice flour but also with millet and wheat flour. It is eaten as a form of breakfast or as a teas time snack. In Tamilnadu, this it traditionally prepared on vinayagar Chaturthi or Ganesha Chaturthi rand offered to Lord Vinayaga. Also these are made on Puratasi Sani and offered for Lord Vishnu.

Do check out my Kozhukattai / Sweet dumplings recipes:

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