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Indian Lapsee Recipe

Indian Lapsee is a popular Indian Dessert
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
3 cups
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  • 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:

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


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