Kalkandu Bath

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1 cup - rice
  • 1 cup - kalkandu (lump white sugar/ misri)
  • 1/2 cup - moong dal (optional)
  • 1 cup - ghee
  • 2 cups - milk
  • For garnishing:
  • Six - sliced almonds
  • 25 x 2 - split cashew
  • 25 - kismish (dry gapes)
  • A few strings - kesar

How to Make Kalkandu Bath

  • Clean and wash the rice.
  • Boil milk and reduce it to half.
  • Add rice (and the dal) and pressure cook till the rice becomes very soft.
  • Add 1/2 cup ghee to the rice.
  • Then add in the kalkanndu slowly.
  • The flame must be on simmer.
  • Add kesar strings after dissolving them in a little lukewarm milk.
  • Add in the rest of the ghee slowly, while stirring the rice.
  • Keep string constantly and once the lump sugar is melted, add the roasted almond, cashew and grapes.
  • Serve it hot.
  • If required, you can add little more ghee so that the rice does not burn or get stuck at he bottom of the vessel.