Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Almond Katli & Saal Mubarak

We celebrate 3 new years every year!:-D One is the usual Dec 31st/Jan 1st - the real one when we make new year resolutions, the second is Gudhi Padva - by this time, all our resolutions are long forgotten and the third one is today -Bestu Varas.

Almond Katli
Almond Fudge
125 gm almonds, raw, unsalted
100 gm powdered sugar
4-5 cardamoms, peeled, powdered
few strands of saffron
few slivers of almonds/pistachios for garnish

1. Soak almonds in water for 4 hours. Drain. Peel. Grind to paste.
2. Add the almond paste in a kadai or wok. Add powdered sugar. Stir well.
3. Let the mixture cook on a very slow flame for about 11-12 minutes. The mixture should thicken at this point.
4. Remove from the gas. Add cardamom powder and saffron strands. Mix well.
5. Pour onto a greased thali/plate. Spread as evenly as you can. Sprinkle pistachio/almond slivers/pieces.
6. Cut into diamonds or squares.

Note -
1. You can use the back of katori/ramekin to spread the almond mixture on the plate.

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