Monday, 29 July 2013

majoon (mithai n sweets)


125 gms dried coconut grated
125 gms deseeded dry dates
125 gms cashewnuts
125 gms almonds
125 gms walnut
125 gms raisins (kishmish)
125gms poppy seeds (khuskhus)
1kg milk
375 gms sugar
125 gms mawa (unsweetened khoya)
2-3 tsp elaichi powder
50gms ghee
Silver wark for decoration

Take all the nuts (almonds, cashew, walnut, dry dates) and with the help of mortar and pestle just crush all the dryfruits. Grate the dried coconut and then grind it in a mixie. Take a thick bottomed vessel add little ghee to it. Add all the coarsely grinded nuts, raisins, poppy seeds. Mix it properly and sauté it for 1-2 minutes.
Bring milk to boil and boil till it reduces to ¼ th quantity. Then add sugar and grated mawa to it. Stir well so that no lumps are formed. It should be like 1 tar syrup. Add the nuts mixture and mix it well till mixture thickens.
Grease the plate with ghee and spread the mixture. Let it set. Apply wark on it and then cut into pieces.

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