Mango vanilla barfi

Posted on August 26, 2009. Filed under: Sweets | Tags: , , |

You can either combine the two barfis as in this recipe or serve them separately.

Preparation Time : 10 minutes.
Cooking Time : 20 minutes.

Makes 10 to 12 pieces.

Ingredients
1 litre full fat milk
150 grams sugar
a pinch alum powder
4 tablespoons mango juice (preferably Alphanso)

175 gms paneer


3 tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence
For decoration
chopped almonds
chopped pistachios
Method
1. Put the milk in a large vessel, preferably in a non-stick vessel and boil on a high flame.
2. When it starts boiling, add 150 grams of sugar. Boil again for 3 to 4 minutes on a high flame.
3. Add the alum powder and continue boiling and stirring until the mixture becomes thick.
4. Test by putting a little mixture on a small plate. If it forms a small ball, add the mango juice and continue cooking for at least 4 to 5 minutes.
5. Test once again by putting a little mixture on a small plate. If it forms a soft ball, remove from the heat and spread on a plate.
6. Crumble the paneer and knead well for 1 minute. Add 3 tablespoons of sugar and cook in a pan on a low heat for 2 to 3 minutes. Cool slightly and add the vanilla essence.
7. Spread this mixture over the mango mixture.
8. Sprinkle chopped nuts on top. Store in a refrigerator.
9. Cut into pieces and serve.
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