Zarda e noor

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: No-Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 kg - potatoes
  • 2 tbsp - yellow food colour
  • 500 g - sugar
  • 250 g - coconut
  • 50 g - sultanas
  • 50 g - cashew nuts
  • 2 tsp - elaichi powder
  • a few drops of rose essence
  • a few strands of kesar (saffron)
  • 100 g - pure ghee

How to Make Zarda e noor

  • Wash and peel the potatoes. Grate them in water.
  • Boil about 4 cups of water and add the yellow food colour.
  • Strain the grated potatoes and add them to the boiling water.
  • Boil for a few minutes, then drain off all the excess water. In a heavy-bottomed pan, place one layer of the potatoes; top it with sugar, coconut and dry fruits.
  • Sandwich it with another layer of potatoes topped with sugar, coconut and dry fruits and complete it with a potato layer.
  • Sprinkle the grated elaichi powder, rose essence and saffron.
  • Heat the ghee and pour it gradually over the mixture. Cover and cook on dum (or over low heat or oven) till all the water has dried up.
  • Mix well and garnish with dry fruits before serving. Serve warm.