Khubani Ka Meetha

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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  • 1kg - Apricots (khubani or jardaloo)
  • 250 gms - sugar
  • 2 cups - double cream or thick malai
  • 1 cup - sugar finely powdered
  • 2-3 drops vanilla or kewra essence

How to Make Khubani Ka Meetha

  • Chill malai or cream. If using malai, beat till smooth.
  • Soak apricots in water for 2-3 hours.
  • Boil till very soft and strain out water.
  • Mash and remove stones. Keep them aside.
  • Discard fibres by passing through a sieve.
  • Put pulp in a heavy pan.
  • Heat and bring to a boil.
  • Add sugar and stir continuously.
  • Stir and cook till mixture thickens like a gravy.
  • Cool to room temperature.
  • Beat chilled malai or cream with powdered sugar.
  • When soft peaks form, put in a polythene or icing bag.
  • Refrigerate.
  • Break stones, remove almonds, chop and keep aside.
  • Pour almost set apricot mixture in shallow glass dish.
  • Top with chilled cream in dollops or swirls or cover in a layer.
  • Garnish with chopped almonds.
  • Chill well before serving.