Khubani Ka Meetha or Indian Apricot Pudding is a traditional Hyderabadi sweet delicacy prepared with dried apricots, milk and fresh cream. One of the easiest yet delicious desserts I have ever made. Ready in just less than half an hour.
Khubani is the Urdu word for apricots. It is one of the famous Hyderabadi desserts, usually served at Hyderabadi weddings and gatherings.
Khubani Ka Meetha is a tummy filling creamy delight which can be a perfect choice for iftar desserts in Ramadan. After a delicious iftar, This lovely dessert will suffice your sweet carving.
Hyderabadi sweets/desserts are very much popular in every part of India. There are many different variations for this dessert. Some cook it with milk and some with sugar and water.
Ingredients of Khubani Ka Meetha
Dried Apricots (Indian Apricots) - 200 gm
Milk - 1/2 L
Fresh Cream - 250 ml
Sugar - 3 Tablespoon
Saffron - One pinch (For Garnishing)
Steps for Khubani Ka Meetha
Soak Apricots overnight in water so that they become soft and plumpy. Remove the seeds of apricot.
Boil milk in a pan, on low flame for 10 min. Add sugar and saffron to it. Let it simmer for more 5 minutes. Add Apricots to it and cook on low flame for another 5 minutes.
Remove the pan from the stove and let it cool. Add 3/4 of fresh cream to the mixture. Mix it well.
Your Khubani Ka Meetha is almost ready. Take the serving bowls and pour the cooled apricot mixture into the bowls. Garnish it with remaining 1/4 fresh cream and a pinch of saffron.
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