Category: Recipes

Saffron Moong Dal Halwa recipe

Moong Dal Halwa Recipe:

Moong Dal Halwa is a famous Indian dessert made using moong dal and flavored with ghee, saffron, and cardamom.
Here’s how to make perfect moong dal halwa which is a classic recipe that melts in your mouth and treats you as a delicious dessert.

Preparation Time: 10min

Cook Time: 1h
Ready Time: 1h 10min
Servings: 7-8

Ingredients:
1 Cup Moong Dal
1 Cup Water + to soak 25-30
Kesari Saffron Strands+ for garnish
1 Cup Sugar
1 Cup Ghee
1 Tbsp Sooji
1 Tbsp Besan
⅛ Tsp Cardamom Powder
2 Tbsp Chopped Nuts + for garnish

Preparation:

In a bowl, add moong dal along with water and soak overnight.

Drain the dal and add to a blender. Blend for a couple of seconds to form a coarse paste. Keep aside.

In a saucepan, add 1 cup water and bring to the boil. Transfer 1 ladle of the boiling water to a small bowl, add saffron and let it infuse for 5 minutes. Add the infused saffron water back to the boiling water along with sugar. Mix well once the sugar has dissolved.

Cook the sugar-water mix for 5-7 minutes until syrupy. Keep aside.

In a deep non-stick pan, heat ghee over medium-low heat and add sooji and besan. Cook for a minute and add the ground moong dal. Cook for 20-30 minutes while stirring continuously until a sand-like texture is formed.

You may also like to try Kesar Kheer recipe.

youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FiRCm_2OYkc

Saffron Shahi Toast Recipe.

Saffron Shahi Toast Recipe: 

Shahi Tukda(Shahi Tukra) is the rich royal bread pudding made with milk, nuts, saffron powder, sugar, bread, and ghee. Try this super easy recipe and enjoy the most famous recipe at home.

Preparation Time: 5min

Cook Time: 2h 20min

Ready Time: 2h 25min

Servings: 1-2

 

Ingredients

½ Litre Full Fat Milk

1 Pinch

Kesari Saffron Powder

1/8 Tsp Cardamom Powder

½ Cup + 1 Tbsp Sugar

250 ml Water

2 Bread Slices

Ghee, for frying

Chopped Nuts, for garnish

Saffron Strands, for garnish

Silver Leaf, for garnish

Preparation:

In a deep non-stick pan, add milk and bring to the boil. Once the milk starts boiling, take out a ladle full of the hot milk into a small bowl and add saffron powder. Mix well and add back to the boiling milk.

Reduce the heat to low, add sugar and cardamom powder. Mix well and continue to simmer for 1 hour 45 minutes or until thick, while stirring in between.

Once the rabri reaches the desired consistency, take it off the heat and keep aside.

In another non-stick pan, add remaining ½ cup sugar along with water. Bring to the boil and cook for 7-8 minutes until syrupy. Keep aside.

In another pan, heat ghee over medium heat. Add 1 bread slice to the hot ghee and fry for a minute per side until golden brown and crisp. Transfer to the reserved sugar syrup, soak for a minute and transfer to a serving plate.

Top the soaked bread slice with rabri, garnish with chopped nuts, saffron and silver leaf. Repeat with remaining bread and rabri. Serve warm.

 

Youtube link:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H1vTJ1BCXNE

Saffron Mango Shrikhand Dessert Recipe

Description:
Mango Shrikhand is a very simple, healthy and easy dessert recipe which can be prepared in no time. Mango Shrikhand is made with hung curd, mango puree, sugar, and saffron powder. It is garnished with chopped nuts and saffron strands and is best served chilled. Do try this no-cook dessert and enjoy with your family.

Preparation Time: 10min
Ready Time: 10min
Servings: 4-5
Ingredients:
1 Mango, diced
1 ½ Cup Hung Curd
2 ½ Tbsp Powdered Sugar
2 Tbsp Warm Water
⅛ Tsp
Kesari Saffron Powder
Chopped Nuts, for garnish
Saffron Strands, for garnish

Preparation:

In a hand blender jar or hand blender, add diced mango and blend into a puree. Keep aside.

In a bowl, add hung curd and powdered sugar. Whisk well.

Add warm water to a small bowl and add saffron powder. Mix well and add to the hung curd mix along with mango puree. Mix well and transfer to serving bowls.

Garnish the shrikhand with chopped nuts and saffron and serve chilled.

Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3iyMGRrm3PI

Saffron(Kesar) Basundi recipe

Description:

Check out the best way to make Basundi (rabri) nourished with almonds, pista, cardamom, and few saffron Strands. The best way to think about it as a slow cooking rice pudding…without the rice. It’s one of the easiest recipes you’ll find anywhere which can be cooked within 30 minutes. Just, give it a try with Kesari saffron Threads!

Preparation Time: 5min
Cook Time: 1h 40min
Ready Time: 1h 45min
Servings: 4-5

Ingredients:
1 Litre Milk
20 Kesari Saffron Strands+for garnish
3 Tbsp Almonds, chopped
3 Tbsp Cashews, chopped
1 Tbsp Pistachios, chopped
⅓ Cup Sugar
¼ Tsp Cardamom Powder
Chopped Nuts, for garnish

Preparation:
In a deep non-stick pan, add milk and bring to the boil. Transfer a ladle of the boiling milk to a small bowl, add saffron and let it infuse for 5 minutes. Transfer the saffron milk back to the boiling milk.

Add almonds, cashews, and pistachios. Mix well and cook for 30 minutes while stirring in between.

Add sugar and cardamom powder. Mix well and cook for 50 minutes to 1 hour until most of the liquid has evaporated and the milk has become thick.

Once cooked, transfer the basundi to serving bowls, garnish with saffron and chopped nuts and serve warm or chilled.

you tube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FpAcp9tB6Gs

Saffron Pancake Recipe

Look at how to make yummy and fluffy Kesari saffron Pancake. It is simple to cook, after adding all the essential ingredients and make it as a fine batter. Pour batter to form pancakes of whatever size you like, Cook first side until bubbles form on top, then flip it and heat it for 3-4 minutes per side. You will see a golden color Pancake. Just, give it a try!

Preparation Time: 10min
Cook Time: 30min
Ready Time: 40min
Servings: 4

Ingredients:
¼ Cup Hot Milk
⅛ Tsp
Kesari Saffron Powder
2 Cups Refined Flour
2 Tbsp Sugar
1 Tsp Baking Soda
2 Tsp Melted Butter
600 ml Milk
Chopped Almonds, for garnish
Honey, to drizzle

Preparation:

In a small bowl, add ¼ cup hot milk along with the saffron powder. Mix well and keep aside.

In a large bowl, add flour, sugar and baking powder. Mix well, add butter and mix again. Add the reserved saffron milk along with 600ml milk and whisk to form a smooth batter.

Add 2 ladles of the pancake batter to a hot flat pan and cook for 3-4 minutes per side and remove on a plate. Repeat with remaining batter.

Once cooked, transfer the pancakes to a serving platter, garnish with chopped almonds, drizzle with honey and serve warm with sliced bananas.

Youtube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A_jiXGw2kk8