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Total Time:
1.5 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 30g- almonds
  • 30g- chopped cashewnuts
  • 250 g- desi ghee
  • 50g- plain flour
  • 50g- semolina
  • 50g- whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup- milk
  • 250g- sugar
  • 1/2 cup- water
  • 2- eggs, beaten
  • 1 tsp- vanilla essence
  • 12- cardamoms
  • 1/2- nutmeg
  • 30g- crystallised cherries

How to Make Malido

  • Sift the flour, semolina and wheat flour.
  • Blanch and slice the almonds.
  • Fry them with the cashewnuts in half the ghee. Drain. Keep aside.
  • Mix the sifted ingredients with the remaining ghee and milk.
  • Knead well and keep the mixture aside for half an hour.
  • Then cook on a slow fire stirring constantly with a wooden spoon until the mixture thickens, and becomes light brown in colour. Cool.
  • Bring sugar and water to a boil, stirring until the sugar melts. Cool it.
  • Mix the above mixture with sugar syrup and cook together until thickened, stirring constantly.
  • Take off the fire. Slowly pour the beaten eggs into the mixture and beat in thoroughly.
  • Cook again on a slow flame, stirring until the ghee floats on the top.
  • Remove from the fire and lastly add the vanilla essence, cardamoms, nutmeg, powder, half the fried almonds and cashewnuts, half the cherries, and mix together.
  • Garnish with remaining almonds-cashews and cherries, and serve hot.