Sunrise Surprise

Sunrise Surprise

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Stewed apple rings topped with freshly cooked rabdi and nuts. An immensely pleasing visual presentation.

Sunrise Surprise recipe - How to make Sunrise Surprise

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Serves 6.
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12 apple rings, peeled and cored

For the sugar syrup
1 cup sugar
1/2 tsp saffron (kesar) strands
2 tsp rose water or kewda essence

For the rabdi
1 cup Rabdi
1/2 cup fresh bread crumbs

For the garnish
1/2 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
1 tbsp blanched and sliced pistachios
rose petals (optional)


For the sugar syrup

    For the sugar syrup
  1. Dissolve the sugar in 1 cup of water and boil for 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Warm the saffron in a small vessel, add a little water and rub until the saffron dissolves. Add to the syrup.
  3. Flavour with the rose water or kewda essence.

For the rabdi

    For the rabdi
  1. Proceed as per the basic recipe.
  2. Add the fresh bread crumbs and thicken the rabdi.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Cook the apple slices in the syrup for 1 minute, taking care to ensure they do not break.
  2. Place the apple slices on a serving dish and pour half the syrup over it.
  3. Spoon out some rabdi onto the centre of each apple ring.
  4. Pour some syrup over the rabdi and garnish with chopped pistachios and cardamom powder.
  5. Serve immediately.

  1. Use very firm apples as they tend to break while cooking.
  2. Handle them very gently using a slotted spoon.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy526 cal
Protein5.2 g
Carbohydrates104.3 g
Fiber13.4 g
Fat7.6 g
Cholesterol13.4 mg
Sodium133.4 mg