Seven Cup Burfi how to make seven cup fudge

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Seven cup burfi is a popular sweet or fudge made in South India. It is called as a seven cup sweet as the measure of all ingredients together is seven cups.It is usually prepared during Diwali.

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seven cup burfi

Other burfi recipes on the blog: Coconut and Mango Burfi Dates Burfi  Coconut Burfi

Recipe of Seven Cup Burfi

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup fresh grated coconut
  • 1 cup gram flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1.5 cup ghee
  • 2.5 cup sugar
  • a pinch of salt

Method:

  1. Grate the coconut, use the finely grated one for this.
  2. Take a thick bottom pan and mix all the ingredients except salt.
  3. Heat it on a low flame, keep stirring, as it will easily get burnt.
  4. Grease a plate with a little ghee.
  5.  Let cook for fifteen to twenty minutes. It becomes a thick porous mass with bubbles all over.
  6. Sprinkle a little salt and mix well.
  7. Spread it on the greased plate.
  8. Make incisions after some time.
  9. Do not remove them immediately.
  10. Store in a tight jar.

Take a tip:

  • The actual recipe calls for three cups of sugar and one cup of ghee, but I have decreased the sugar and increased with ghee.
  • Use good quality besan to get good results.

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Seven Cup Burfi

Seven Cup Burfi is a sweet preparation made of fresh coconut and gram flour along with a few other ingredients. Make it for the forthcoming festival and enhance the joy.

Servings 16 pieces
Author jayashree

Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh grated coconut
  • 1 cup gram flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1.5 cup ghee
  • 2.5 cup sugar
  • pinch of salt

Instructions

  1. Grate the coconut, use only the finely grated one for making this one.

  2. Take a thick bottom pan and mix all the ingredients except salt.

  3. Heat it on a low flame, keep stirring all the while.

  4. Grease a plate with a little ghee.

  5. It takes about fifteen minutes to be ready. It forms a thick porous mass.

  6. Add the salt and mix it.

  7. Pour it on the greased plate. Cut them into pieces.

  8. Do not remove immediately.

  9. Store in a clean jar.

Recipe Notes

  • Adding of salt is optional.
  • Cardamom powder may be used.
  • The actual recipe calls for three cups of sugar and one cup of ghee, but I felt it was too sweet.
  • Use any cup for measurement but ensure you use the same one for all ingredients.

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How to make tasty basundi

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Mango sheera, Mango kesari, summer treats

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It’s the season of mangoes, time to indulge and try recipes with it. Sheera or rawa kesari is often made in all homes. Do give a try with mango, it’s tasty. Mango Sheera is soft and smooth pudding like sweet delicacy made with mango pulp and semolina.

One can also make it using pineapple and banana.

This is vegan recipe.

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mango sheera

My other mango recipes are here

 

mango and coconut burfi, virgin mango mojito, mango parfait

Instant mango pickle recipe was a big hit last time.

Let’s get to the recipe of Mango Sheera

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup semolina (bombay rawa)
  • 1 cup mango pulp (2 medium mangoes)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • a few strands saffron
  • 4 cardamom powdered

Method:

  1. Extract the pulp of mango and whisk it.
  2. Take a spoon of ghee and roast the semolina along with dry fruits. It should be light brown in colour and give a good aroma. Remove the roasted semolina and put it aside.
  3. Put water along with sugar and saffron strands and put it to boil. Once the water boils, put the mango pulp and give a stir.
  4. Now, add the roasted semolina slowly. Keep stirring in between, lest lumps are formed.
  5. Let cook for sometime. The consistency should be thick.
  6. Finally, add cardamom powder to it.
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Mango sheera, mango kesari

Mango sheera is a sweet delicacy made of semolina and mango pulp. It is tasty and makes a good choice for breakfast or lunch.

Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author jayashree

Ingredients

  • 1 cup semolina (bombay rawa)
  • 1 cup mango pulp 2 medium sized mangoes
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 8 cashew broken into pieces
  • 4 cardamom powdered
  • few strands saffron
  • 1 1/2 cup water

Instructions

  1. Extract the mango pulp and whisk it.

  2. Take a spoon of ghee in a pan, add semolina and cashew pieces to it. Roast it gently for three to four minutes. It should be light brown in colour and give a good aroma. Put it aside.

  3. In the same pan, add water, sugar, ghee and saffron strands. Put it to boil. Once it boils, add mango pulp and give a stir. Now, add the roasted semolina to it. Keep stirring in between, lest lumps are formed.

  4. Let cook for sometime. The consistency should be thick. 

  5. Finally, add cardamom powder and mix it well. Mango sheera is ready to serve.

Recipe Notes

  • You can use other dry fruits.
  • Oil should not be used, it imparts a different flavour and smell.
  • Mangoes should be ripe and non fibrous. 
  • Use fresh mango pulp.

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Zebra Cake How to make zebra cake

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zebra cake Zebra Cake  How to make zebra cake zebra cake10December is the month of holidays and celebrations. I love everything about this month, splendid weather, good food and many holidays. It’s been sometime I have put any cake recipe on the blog. On the occasion of Christmas, I present to you a splendid “Zebra Cake“. It is soft, supple and delicious.

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Moongdal payasam, mangalore style

Moongdal payasam is a tasty sweet which has a cooling effect on the body. Thus, with summer at its peak, you can enjoy this delicacy. Moreover, with Ugadi round the corner, it may be in the wish list.

Each  state have adapted their own method of cooking. The North  Karnataka  recipe I had written long time back. You can check it here.Today, I am presenting to you Mangalorean style or Udupi style ( South Canara) style of this payasam.

Coconut milk is used here. I have grinded cashews with a little coconut and mixed it.  Thus it is both vegan and gluten free food.

With Ugadi approaching, I am planning to write a few good posts and finally make a collection of recipes too from bloggers for you. Please do keep watching this space.

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moongdal payasa

Moongdal payasam, mangalore style
Recipe Type: Sweets
Cuisine: Udupi
Author: Jayashree
Cook time:
Total time:
Serves: 4
A tasty and cool dish to beat the heat
Ingredients
  • Moongdal 1cup
  • ghee 2tsp
  • coconut milk 2 cup
  • jaggery 1cup
  • grated coconut 1tbsp
  • cashew 6
  • cardamom 4
Instructions
  1. Wash the moongdal and keep it aside. Take a thick bottom pan,add the ghee and roast the moong dal. Add water and cook it. Alternately, you can put it in the pressure cooker at this stage.
  2. But, this does not require much time, so I prefer to cook by the direct method. Once it is cooked, add the coconut milk and stir well. Add the jaggery. Grind the coconut with cashew and cardamom. Add this to it. Boil for a minute. Remove from fire. Moongdal payasam is ready
Notes
You can avoid adding the extra coconut. Cashews can be garnished over also.

 

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moongdal payasa

Ingredients :

Moongdal 1cup
ghee 2tsp
coconut milk 2 cup
jaggery 1cup
grated coconut 1tbsp
cashew 6
cardamom 4
Method :
Wash the moongdal and keep it aside. Take a thick bottom pan,add the ghee and roast the moong dal. Add water and cook it. Alternately, you can put it in the pressure cooker at this stage.
But, this does not require much time, so I prefer to cook by the direct method. Once it is cooked, add the coconut milk and stir well. Add the jaggery. Grind the coconut with cashew and cardamom. Add this to it. Boil for a minute. Remove from fire. Moongdal payasam is ready.
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