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Khoobani Ka Metha

Traditional yet modern, this khoobani ka metha recipe has gained popularity over time. This one is easy to prepare and tastes mind boggling delicious. If you wish to opt for something that is rich in flavors yet simple to make, try this recipe out.

Ingredients card:

Dried Apricots (sukhi khoobani)              200 grams (soak them in water overnight)

Sugar                                                        ½ cup or to taste

Water                                              ¼ cup

Almonds                                                  ½ cup

Milk                                                        400 ml

For custard:

Vanilla custard                                           2 and ½ tablespoons

Milk                                                        100 ml

Cream                                                    for garnishing


Wash and soak dried apricots overnight and strain in the morning.

Deseed them and break the kernels to collect almonds.

Now, in a pot/wok add dried and soaked apricots, sugar and water.

Cook and mix until the sugar dissolves.

Let it simmer on low flame for 10-12 minutes until the apricots get soft.

Add little water and mix, cook it for another 2-3 minutes and turn off the flames.

Once it has cooled down a bit, using a hand blender to blend the mixture until smooth.

Now, add the almonds collected from the apricots kernels, mix and let it cool.

(Tip: you can use packet almonds as well and cut them in halfl)

Next, in another pot add milk, sugar and bring it to a boil.

Whisk until the sugar has dissolved.

In a half cup of chilled milk, add vanilla custard, mix and pour it in the boiling milk and stir continuously.

Set aside to cool down.

In a serving bowl, add the khoobani mixture and custard.

Repeat the layers and top it off with some crushed almonds and cream.

Refrigerate and serve!

Your khoobani ka metha recipe is now ready to be served.

Additional information:

This khoobani ka metha recipe can feed 5-6 people easily and is definitely one unique sweet dish to try out this Eid.

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