Indian Lapsee

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:3 cups
Rated 2.5 based on 100 votes
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Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - Wheat germ (slightly big grained)
  • 1 cup - Jaggery or Sugar
  • 3 cups- water
  • 3/4 cup - Ghee
  • 1 tbsp - almonds, peeled and slivered
  • 1/2 tsp - Cardamom powder

How to Make Indian Lapsee

  • Boil together 1 cup water and jaggery or sugar till fully dissolved. Cover and keep aside.
  • In a heavy saucepan, heat ghee.
  • Add wheat germ, stir and cook on low till light golden.
  • An aroma must exude. Boil remaining 2 cups of water.
  • Add to roasted wheat germ. Cook till grain is tender, and water is absorbed.
  • Add hot sweet water. Strain while pouring in.
  • Stir gently, and cook till all water is absorbed and ghee separates.
  • Sprinkle cardamom powder, half almonds and mix well.
  • Garnish with remaining almonds.
  • Serve hot.