Paneer mawa barfi

Paneer mawa barfi is a popular Indian Dessert
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Kid friendly
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Technique :
Slow Cook
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Preparation Time :
4 hours
Servings :
Serves 30
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


4 litres Milk

1.25 cups Sugar

Yellow or Orange colour

Grated solidified condensed Milk (Mawa)

Grated Cashew nuts for garnishing


  1. Boil milk in a container. When the milk is about to boil, add 2 tbsps of vinegar/lime juice.
  2. The cream will be separated. Strain it and keep paneer aside.
  3. Prepare a sugar syrup in a container by mixing 1.25 cups of sugar in half cup of water. Then heat in an oven till it becomes a thick syrup.
  4. Mix the grated solidified condensed milk or mawa with freshly prepared paneer and the sugar syrup. Heat the entire mixture till it becomes a thick solidified substance.
  5. Spread the solidified substance evenly on a tray coated with oil and butter paper and keep aside for 5 minutes.
  6. Remove about 1/8th of the mixture in a bowl. Mix well with 2 tsps of food colour (orange/yellow) and keep aside for a while.
  7. Spread the coloured mixture evenly on the white portion in the tray to form two layers.
  8. Sprinkle grated cashew nuts on the evenly spread dough.
  9. Refrigerate for 4 hours.
  10. Remove and cut into pieces.
  11. Recipe courtesy:

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