Satiate your sweet tooth with these fruit delights

Mango rabdi

Ingredients:Milk: 1 litreSugar: 4-6 tbsp Mangoes: 2, medium-sizedMango puree: 4-6 tbsp Cardamom powder: 1/2 tsp Method:

Put the milk to boil in a heavy bottomed pan. Cook on a low flame until reduced to half the quantity. Add sugar and allow it to cook. Allow mixture to cool. Add the mango puree. Mix well. Cut the mangoes into small pieces and add it to the above mixture. Sprinkle cardamom powder. Mix well. Serve chilled.

Pineapple shrikhand

Ingredients:Fresh thick curds: 10-12 cups Pineapple (tinned): 6 slices Pineapple essence: 1/4 tsp Powdered sugar: 8 tbsp Yellow colouring: a few dropsCardamom powder: 1 tsp

Method:

Tie the curd in a muslin cloth and leave it for 3-4 hours. Pass the curd through a sieve. Add sugar, pineapple essence and yellow colour. Blend in a mixer or whip well. Cut the pineapple into small pieces. Add it to the above mixture along with the cardamom powder. Mix well. Chill for 2-3 hours.

Litchi gulla

Ingredients:Litchi (tinned): 12-15 pieces Fresh paneer: 250 gmPowdered sugar: 4 tbsp Milk: 2 litres Sugar: 6-8 tbsp Saffron: a few strands Cardamom powder: 1 tsp Silver foil

Method:

Mix the paneer and powdered sugar. Knead well until light and fluffy. Make small ball of this mixture and gently stuff in the centre of the litchis. Put the milk to boil and let it reduce to half the quantity. Add sugar and mix well. Arrange the litchis in a flat dish. Pour the thick milk over it. Add cardamom powder and mix well. Keep it aside. Dissolve the saffron in a little milk and sprinkle it over the milk layer. Cover with silver foil and chill it. Serve chilled.

Strawberry sandesh

Ingredients:Fresh paneer: 500 gmPowdered sugar: 7-8 tbsp Strawberry crush: 4 tbsp Strawberry essence: 2 drops Pink colouring: a few dropsStrawberries, chopped: 2 cups Sugar: 1 cup Silver foil

Method:

Mix the paneer and the powdered sugar. Add the strawberry crush, essence and pink colour. Knead well until light and fluffy.

Mix the strawberry pieces and sugar. Leave it to soak for 4-6 hours. Drain excess water. Divide the paneer mixture into 2 portions. Spread 1 portion on a flat dish. Make it a smooth surface with your hands. Sprinkle the strawberry pieces over it. Cover with the other portion evenly. Cover with silver foil. Chill it. Cut into squares and serve.

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