Friday, April 12, 2013

Lapsi Rava Shira

Lapsi Rava Shira
All festivals and celebrations in India start and end with Sweets. And this sweet makes for a  delicious desert.

Prep. Time : 2 mins
Cooking Time : 30 mins

Do not see the time, its a very simple and easy recipe.  Its worth waiting 30 minutes!!


1 cup Fada (cracked wheat)
3/4th cup Sugar
2 Tbsp Ghee or Clarified Butter
1 cup Milk
2 cups Water
1 tsp cardamom powder
1 tsp raisins
few chopped almonds & Cashews

Mix Milk and water in a pan & allow it to boil. You can do so in Microwave as well.
Take Ghee in a separate pan & put it on medium heat.  Add cracked wheat. Saute them, until they turn pinkish brown. Add sugar and cardamom. Mix well. Now add 1 cup mixture of boiled hot water and Milk. Partly cover it and allow to cook on medium heat, stirring occasionally. Once all the water is evaporated, add rest of water and allow to cook. Add raisins and half of chopped nuts. Lapsi is ready when the ghee starts seperating. Garnish with almonds and cashews. Serve it hot or cool.