Ayesha’s Kitchen Special Kheer is a refined recipe. I have created this recipe after listening to many people. Try this at home and treat yourself with the most indulging and rich taste of kheer ……
- 1 cup basmati rice (rinsed and soaked in water)
- Water for boiling rice
- 1 ½ litre. Milk
- 1 cup water
- 6 – 8 tbspns raw sugar/ sugar
- 8 small green cardamoms (crushed)
- ½ cup almonds (slivered)
- ½ cup pistachios (slivered)
- 2 – 4 chaandi ke warq
-Boil water and add rice. Strain and discard the water and keep the boiled rice aside.
-Boil milk and add crushed cardamom, rice, sugar and half of the almonds and pistachios.
-Cook covered on low heat for about 2 – 3 hours. Use non-stick pan.
-When the rice is mixed with milk and it gives a pinkish orangish colour, it means your kheer is ready.
-Dish is out and refrigerate for about 6 hours. Garnish with some chaandi ka warq, almonds and pistachios. Serve.
This is Ayesha’s Kitchen special recipe for vermicelli…… It is a Pakistani dessert which is often served on Eid – ul – Fitr and other occasions……
- 160 gms vermicelli (Bareek Sevayyan)
- 4 tbspns sugar
- 4 tbspns raw sugar (Shakkar/ gur)
- 2 ltrs. Milk
- 1 cup raw khoya (unsweetened Barfi/ Kalakand) (Easily available at South Asian Mithai shops)
- 1 tbspn cardamom seeds (crushed)
- ¼ cup almonds (slivered) (for garnishing)
- 2 tbspns crushed pistachios (for garnishing)
- Chaandi ka warq (Edible silver foil)
-Boil 1 litre milk and add cardamom seeds. Add vermicelli and mix well. Now add khoya and sugar. Mix well. Now when you notice that the mixture is getting thick, add rest of the milk and let it cook on medium heat until you get the desired consistency.
-Take it out in a bowl. Garnish with some pistachios, almonds and chandi ka warq. Serve hot ot refrigerate for at least 6 hrs for serving it as dessert.
This recipe is the best and the easiest if you want to enjoy a perfect cup of hot chocolate without any pro equipment, at home….
- 2 cups milk
- 2 tbspns hot chocolate powder
- ¼ tspn ground cinnamon (optional)
- 2 tbspns full cream
- 1 tbspn cocoa powder (for dusting)
-Boil milk and reserve ½ cup of milk. Add cream in rest of the milk and continue boiling on very low flame. Make sure you are using non-stick milk warmer.
-In reserved ½ cup of milk mix hot chocolate powder and cinnamon. Make a uniform mixture.
-Put the milk off the flame and with an electric beater whip the milk and the cream until it is frothy.
-Divide the chocolate mixture in to two cups or mugs and pour over frothed milk.
-Top it with some cocoa powder and immediately serve hot with cookies, muffins or brownies.
Pista kulfa is like an ice cream dessert which is very famous in Pakistan. Pakistanis love this dish and always miss it when they are away from their country … Try this lovely and easy recipe and I am sure you are not going to believe your cooking skills … LOL
- 0.5 litre blue top milk/ fresh full cream milk
- 1 tin sweetened condensed milk
- 200 gms cream
- 1 ½ tbspn Rice flour
- 1 ½ tbspn corn flour
- ½ cup chopped pistachios
- Some green food colour (OPTIONAL)
- 1 tbspn rose water or kewra essence
-Take ¼ cup of milk out of 0.5 ltr milk and boil the rest of it.
-Now add condensed milk and stir well. Add pistachios, food color and kewra essence.
-Cook for 15 minutes.
-Now in ¼ cup of milk mix rice flour and corn flour and add this mixture to the cooking mixture and stir well.
-Add cream and turn off the flame.
-Now take it out in a mould and freeze over night or for 12 hours.
This will serve 8 people.
Strawberry Pudding is one of my favourite desserts, its very exotic and it drives me crazy when served chilled with some good strawberries and whipped cream. Do try this and let me know your remarks …
FOR STRAWBERRY SYRUP
- 3 small size strawberries (chopped)
- ¼ cup water
- ¼ cup sugar
- Few drops of strawberry essence
- Single drop of rose pink food colour
- 500 ml milk (2 small cups)
- 50 gm sugar (¼ – ½ cup)
- 3 eggs
-Heat water in a saucepan and add chopped strawberries and sugar. Mix and mash to make syrup.
-Pour this syrup into a baking dish.
-Crack three eggs in a bowl and add sugar. Whisk and add colour + essence. Add milk and whisk again. Pass this mixture through a strainer and pour it into the baking dish over the strawberry syrup.
-Take another oven safe dish (baking tray) that is bigger than the first one.
-Fill its ¼ with water and then place the other dish in it.
-Heat oven to 180 degrees Celsius and place this whole demonstration on the middle rack and bake for about 45 minutes.
-Take it out and Run a knife through its edges and take it out in a plate.
-Serve chilled as dessert.
Gorgeous strawberry pudding is ready to serve. Decorate with some strawberries and serve.
-Use oven safe dishes.
-You can make this is the broiler.
-You can carry out the process of whisking in a kitchen mixture too.
This will serve 4 – 6 persons easily.
This is a traditional sweet dish which is made up of nuts and milk and is speciaaly served on Eid – Ul – Fitr in South Asia. Eid – Ul – Fitr is a religious Muslim Event which is celebrated on 1st Of Shawwal according to the Islamic Calendar. Its joyous and a Festive event. My grandma always make this For us on Eid …
- ½ pk of thin sevayyan (Vermicelli)
- ¾ cup sugar or to taste
- 10 cups milk
- 1 cup sliced pistachios and almonds
- 4 sultanas
- ½ tspn cardamom seeds
- Some sliced pistachios and almonds For garnishing
-Boil cardamom seeds and sultanas in milk and add vermicelli and nuts.
-Stir Frequently until the vermicelli is boiled and mixed in milk.
-Pour this in a deep bowl and garnish with some pistachios and almonds.
-Scoop and serve.
Tasty and traditional sweet dish For Eid (a Muslim Event) is ready.
-Stir well and do not let it stick to the bottom of the pan.
This will serve 4 – 6 persons easily.