2013 is the year full of wonderful celebration one after another, I'm extending my Christmas and New Year celebration with another guest post from a dearest friend Divya Pramil. I'm very sure she does not need further introduction as many of you would have visited her space You Too Can Cook at least once. If you ask me why do I love her space, there are many things to compliment first of all her photography skills then would be her wonderful anyone can try recipes with detailed step by step pictorials and when you visit her blog you feel so welcomed. I wouldn't want to waste blabbering any more and would like to welcome Divya Pramil to share her recipe. Thank you so much Divya for sharing such a yummy recipe with us...
Coming to the recipe, this milk burfi is a very easy and quick recipe, prepared with just maida (all purpose flour) and milk powder. It tastes really good and the most notable thing is it can be prepared in just few minutes, also I have used very little ghee or butter to make these delectable burfis. Nuts nor any kind of rich ingredients aren't needed, but still these burfis taste excellent and rich. I love adding some chocolate strains to these burfis to make it look delectable, but its upto your choice, you can use any kind of cake or cookie sprinkles or nuts or just leave plain. You can add more ghee or butter and make it more smooth and richer but its according to your wish. Take care to follow the steps carefully to avoid any mishaps. The first time I tried these I burnt my milk powder mixture, I just got diverted and was indulging in some other work and it all worsened in just few seconds, so do this only when you are not going to get diverted. But it is the easiest and quickest way to prepare burfis, also you will love its flavor so much. This was one among the edible Christmas gifts I made for my neighbors. You can make this for your loved ones or for surprise guests. Am sure they'll love it.
Makes 20 burfis
Total Preparation Time - 10 minutes
- Milk powder - 70 grams
- Maida / All purpose flour - 30 grams
- Cardamom powder - 1/4 spoon
- Butter / Ghee - 2 spoons
- Milk - 4 to 5 spoons
- Cake sprinkles (Optional)
- Place a pan on flame, add maida and cardamom powder to it and slightly roast on low flame for a minute or until you get a nice aroma (color change not needed). Set aside until it cools.
- Mix this roasted maida (see that it is not hot), and milk powder and sieve set aside. Do not keep the milk powder outside for a long time, it will solidify soon. Milk powder has sugar in it, but in case the milk powder is not sugary you can add some powdered sugar to it.
- Place a pan on flame and add butter / ghee to it, as soon as it melts add the mixture and stir well. Do not keep idle, the mixture will get burnt in just few seconds.
After a few minutes add 2 spoons of milk and stir well. It will form clumps as shown in the pic.
Remove from flame, transfer to a plate and mix well into a single dough after it slightly cools down. Sprinkle the remaining milk and knead well so that it softens well. You must be able to make a ball of it.
Now roll the dough using a rolling pin into 1 inch thickness, sprinkle some chocolate strains or any sprinklers of your choice (optional) and roll again then, cut shapes using a cookie cutter. or just roll into balls.
TIP 1: You can avoid cardamom powder it will taste like milk sweet without its flavor.
TIP 2: Add more ghee or butter if you wish. It changes the texture and makes the burfis more smoother. But is turns even more calorific.
TIP 3: Keep stirring to avoid the milk powder mixture from getting burnt. It takes just few minutes to get cooked.
Quick, delicious burfis are now ready!! Serve or gift pack them to your loved ones!!