Apple and Paneer Basundi

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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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  • apples 2 medium size
  • paneer - 250 gm
  • sugar - 1/3 cup
  • almonds - 2 tbsp
  • saffron 1 big pinch
  • milk 2 liter
  • sugar - 1/4 cup

How to Make Apple and Paneer Basundi

  • Peel, core and grate the apples.
  • Grate the paneer.
  • Add sugar to apple and simmer gently till they are soft.
  • Add paneer, simmer for 1 minute and remove from fire.
  • Cool the apple mixture, cover and refrigerate.
  • Soak almonds in hot water.
  • Soak saffron in 2 tsp of milk.
  • Heat remaining milk in a thick bottomed pan.
  • When it begins to boil, lower the flame and simmer gently till it is reduced to about 3/4 litre.
  • While the milk is simmering, clotted cream will form on the surface.
  • Push it to the side of the pan frequently.
  • Add sugar and simmer for 5 more minutes.
  • Crush the saffron soaked in milk with a spoon and add to the milk.
  • Cool and place in the refrigerator till chilled. Peel the almonds and shred.
  • To serve, place apple mixture in individual pudding bowls.
  • Pour thickened milk on top and garnish with shredded almonds.