Malai Barfi

A little smartness is all it takes to make traditional favourites easily at home. Malai Barfi, for instance, can be made quite speedily and easily at home by using readymade mava. While the mithai does require a day to cool, you can eliminate the many back breaking hours of work in the kitchen by using this foolproof recipe. So go ahead and prepare homemade Malai Barfi and serve them to your family and friends with a real, relaxed smile on your face.

Malai Barfi

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Malai Barfi recipe - How to make Malai Barfi

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     10Makes 10 pieces
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2 cups crumbled mava (khoya)
1 tbsp ghee
1/4 cup milk
1/8 tsp alum (phitkari) powder
1/2 cup sugar

  1. Heat the ghee in a broad non-stick pan, add the mava and milk, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  2. Add the alum powder, mix well and cook on a medium flame for a few seconds, while stirring continuously.
  3. Add the sugar, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 4 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  4. Transfer the mava mixture into a greased 100 mm. × 100 mm. (4” × 4”) aluminum tin and spread it evenly. Cover it with a lid and keep aside for a day.
  5. Divide the mava mixture into 10 equal portions.
  6. Place each portion of the mixture on a 75 mm. X 125 mm. (3”x5”) butter paper and roll it up tightly. Press them lightly with your fingers and flatten them.
  7. Refrigerate for atleast 30 minutes and serve immediately or store refrigerated and serve chilled.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per piece
Energy174 cal
Protein6 g
Carbohydrates16.7 g
Fiber0 g
Fat9.1 g
Cholesterol0.8 mg
Sodium0.9 mg
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Malai Barfi
 on 08 Apr 15 03:03 PM

I could not believe this recipe till I tried it out,a sweet in less than 10 minutes WOW . I really loved the taste of it...