Monday, April 10, 2006

"A" for "Apple Basundi"


Ingredients:
1 litre Milk
4 tbsp Sugar
3 medium Apples, grated
Ghee
Ground Cardamom -8 no(Ellakkai,Elaichi)
Raisins 7no
Cashewnuts-6no
Pistachios -6no, crushed coarsely
Almonds - 6no crushed coarsely
Saffron 3 strands
Method:
Put milk to boil in a large deep pan,stirring occasionally.When it starts boiling, reduce heat and boil.Stir frequently, till milk becomes to 2/3 of its volume.Soak Saffron in 2 tsp. hot milk, keep aside.Add the grated apples to the milk with sugar and cook for 10 minutes.Sprinkle cardamom pwd ,saffron milk into to the boiling milk and mix well.
Blanching Almonds:Just add almonds with a quarter cup of water and microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes.Allow to stand for 2 minutes, drain and then peel and chop coarsely.Fry Raisins,Cashewnuts in the ghee and Add Pistachios,Almonds to boiling milk.Boil for another 3-4 minutes.Take off from fire and allow to cool completely, chill in refrigerator for 1 hr and serve.

15 comments:

Menu Today said...

Hi,
I Know Basundi. Apple Basundi is new to me. I am going to try it soon.

Lakshmi said...

even i will try this basundi. love basundi.
nice recipe Vineela.

BDSN said...

Hey Vineela..

This is a new concept to me.I love basundi and iam sure will love this too..thanks for posting..

Luv2cook said...

This is a new recipe to me. Need less to say, looks good!

Reshma said...

what is a basundi? kheer?
apples sound good in a kheer.

Tanuja said...

Hi Vineela "A" for "Apple Basundi" sound cool, nenu Basundi chestanu but this one looks different I will try this next time thanks for the recipe.

Thanks for ur concern vineela:)

RP said...

Sounds good.

sailu said...

New recipe to me.Sounds interesting!

Sumitha said...

Wow Vineela! You are really creative!

Deepa said...

hai Vineela,

I tried this. It is so tasty and healthy since both milk and apple is good for health. Thanks.

Swapna said...

Dear Vineela,

I tried AppleBasundhi. I boiled milk. But when i added grated apple to milk, milk got sperated.

Any ideas?

Thanks,
-Swapna

Anonymous said...

Cool blog, interesting information... Keep it UP »

Anonymous said...

apple basundi.... useless... milk got seperated as soon as i added apples.....

Anonymous said...

Useless recipe..the milk got separated as soon as I added apples..waste of time trying this out

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