Lapsi

Posted on July 29, 2009. Filed under: Pregnancy recipes, Sweets | Tags: , |

A sumptuous dessert, made from broken wheat, that is light enough to be eaten after a heavy meal when you still crave for sugar.
It will nourish you with energy, protein and iron.

Preparation Time : 5 mins.
Cooking Time : 20 mins.

Serves 4.

Ingredients
1/2 cup bulgur wheat (dalia)
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon cardamom (elaichi) powder
2 tablespoons sliced almonds
3 tablespoons warm milk
3 tablespoons pure ghee
Method
1. Heat the ghee in a pan and fry the broken wheat, stirring continuously till it is golden brown in colour.
2. Meanwhile, heat 1½ cup of water in another pan till warm.
3. Add the water to the broken wheat and increase the flame till the water comes to boil.
4. Then reduce the flame and cook, stirring occasionally till the wheat is almost done.
5. Add the sugar, cardamom powder and almonds and mix well.
6. Cook on a slow flame till the ghee separates.
7. Allow the lapsi to cool for some time.
8. Before serving, add the milk and heat again.
9. Serve hot.
Tips
If the lapsi becomes dry while cooking, add some water or milk.
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