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Updated: May 9, 2010 17:29 IST

Chill with apricots

Chef NARAYAN RAO
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Khubani Ka Meetha at AMAN Hotel, New Delhi. Photo: Shanker Chakravarty
The Hindu Khubani Ka Meetha at AMAN Hotel, New Delhi. Photo: Shanker Chakravarty

Khubani ka meetha, the apricot delicacy, is all about giving a royal climax to an enticing spread

This apricot recipe is an old heart-throb from the Hyderabadi dessert repertoire.

A relatively simple method ensures a heart-warming finale to a hearty meal. Soaked apricots are cooked with sugar and finished with cream.

Khubani ka meetha

Ingredients

250 gms apricots

60 gms sugar

150 ml water

50 gms double cream

Method

Soak apricots, preferably overnight. In a heavy bottom pan add in the soaked apricots, sugar and water. Stew till the apricots are of a mashed consistency.

Remove and chill. Serve in a bowl with a dollop of double cream.

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