Khoya for Kids

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Total Time:
60-75 minutes
Serves: 10
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 5 litres - milk
  • 1 kg - sugar
  • ½ kg - ghee
  • ½ kg - dried dates
  • ½ kg - poppy seeds (khus khus)
  • 100 g - dhane ka magaz (husk of pounded coriander seeds)
  • 10 g - green cardamoms (peeled)
  • 100 g - sliced almonds
  • 100 g - sliced cashew nuts
  • 50 g - sliced pistachios (unsalted)

How to Make Khoya for Kids

  • Soak the poppy seeds overnight.
  • Wash well till the mud settles at the bottom.
  • Break each date into 2 pieces.
  • Boil the milk in a heavy bottomed vessel.
  • After a boil simmer.
  • After the second boil add the dates and continue boiling on a low flame.
  • Mix at regular intervals.
  • When the milk is half in quantity, add the poppy seeds, dhane ka magaz and cardamoms.
  • When the milk has been totally absorbed, add ghee, sugar and saute for about 10-15 minutes on a low flame.
  • Stir continuously so that it does not stick to the bottom.
  • While the sugar is being absorbed, boil the badams and pistas in 1 cup of water for 5 minutes.
  • Peel and slice them.
  • When the water from the sugar has dried, add half of the chopped dry fruits and mix.
  • Place on a pre-heated tava and let it simmer for 10 minutes.
  • When done, garnish with the leftover dry fruits.