Tuesday, July 20, 2004

Rice flakes cake

1 cup Rice flakes (thin variety)
1 cup sugar
10 cashew nuts
1/2 cup grated coconut
2 cups milk
2tbs. ghee
10 nos. pista roasted in ghee
1/4 tsp. cardamom powder
A pinch of salt (very little)

Method: Clean the rice flakes once and soak for 5 mts.
Soak the cashew in hot water for 15-20 mts.
Grind the cashew and rice flakes with milk
Grind the coconut with the remaining milk
Mix both the pastes and sugar and a bit of salt.
Start boiling this mixture with the ghee in a non-stick kadaai or vessel.
Keep stirring. The flame should not be very high.
Once the mixture starts leaving the edges of the vessel, add the cardamom powder and pista. The mixture should not become very hard. It can be a bit lose - it will start hardening in 5-10 mts. in the plate.
Pour in a plate with edges which is smeared with ghee.
Let it cool for 5 mts.
Make diamond or square pieces.

Enjoy the sweet!

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