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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: Hard

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  • 1 cup - wheat germ (slightly big grained)
  • 1 cup - jaggery or sugar
  • 3 cups - water
  • 3/4 cup - ghee
  • 1 tbsp - almonds peeled and slivered
  • 1/2 tsp - cardamom powder

How to Make Lapsee

  • Boil water (1 cup) and jaggery or sugar together till fully dissolved.
  • Cover and keep aside.
  • In a heavy sauce pan, heat ghee.
  • Add wheat germ, stir and cook on low flame till light golden.
  • An aroma must exude.
  • Boil remaining 2 cups water.
  • Add to roasted wheat germ and cook till grain is tender
  • Add hot sweet water.
  • Strain while pouring in.
  • Stir gently, and cook till all water is absorbed and ghee separates.
  • Sprinkle cardamom powder, half almonds and mix well.
  • Garnish with remaining almonds.
  • Serve hot.