Preparing Doodh Pak would be the best bet, if
you want to satisfy the sweet tooth of your loved ones on Diwali. Get
the recipe for Doodh Pak here.
Diwali is an occasion you can get to taste umpteen
numbers of sweet dishes. Though Jalebi, Gujiya, Gulab Jamun and Gajar ka
Halwa are well known and commonly seen of Diwali, Doodh Pak, an equally
scrumptious dish is a little less known. Made of almond and milk, it is
mostly popular in north and west India. Loved by people who relish on
dairy products, the Doodh Pak makes an excellent dessert. Not only
tasty, its also very stuffing and fulfilling, that is why it is also a
nice recipe for fasting days. Easy to make and wonderful to taste, what
all can you ask for? Read on the recipe below and try this recipe out.
Doodh Pak Recipe
- 1/2 cup Almonds
- 1 litre Milk
- 250 grams Sugar
- 1 teaspoon Cardamom powder
- 1 teaspoon Saffron
- 1 tablespoon Pistachios
- 11/2 tablespoon Raisins
- Soak the almonds in warm water for 1 hour. Peel and grind to a
fine paste. Dissolve the saffron in 1 tablespoon of warm milk and
- Boil the milk in a heavy bottomed pan, stirring constantly. Add
the almond paste and simmer for 30-35 minutes, stirring regularly.
- Add the saffron, sugar, pista and raisins. Cook on a very low
flame till thick. Sprinkle cardamom powder.
- Serve hot or chilled.
Tip: You can use 1/2 cup rice
instead of almonds. If using rice, soak it in warm water for 45 minutes
and grind to a fine paste.