Friday, October 3, 2008

From your Kitchen to Mine : Orange Basundi

The day i saw this beautiful flavorful sweet on Nupur's blog 'One Hot Stove' I wanted to try this. And when few days back invited some guest over my place, I decided to make this sweet. The taste was so fresh with oranges contrasting with the richness of thickened milk. No wonder everybody liked and they were ready for second round of dessert after a heavy dinner :) . Thanks for sharing such a wonderful recipe Nupur.
So here is the recipe of so simple yet so delicious sweet which has become one of our favourites in the menu :

Ingredients :
Sweetened Condensed Milk : 1 Can

Milk ( 2 % or full fat ) : 5 Cups

Cardamom powder : 1 Tsp
Saffron : Few Strands
Oranges : Two

Method :

1.In a heavy-bottomed saucepan, combine sweetened condensed milk and milk.
2.Heat the mixture and bring it to a near-boil, then simmer gently, stirring frequently, until it reduces by a third or so ( say for an hour ).
3.Stir in
cardamom powder and a few strands of saffron. Let the mixture cool to room temperature.
4.Take two oranges and wash them well. Zest the oranges, then section them.
5.Stir in the orange segments and orange zest into the milk mixture and chill thoroughly before serving.

6.Rich and delicious dessert is ready to Enjoy !!!

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