Apricot Delight


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Simple, light and nutritive. Even children who do not care for milk enjoy this pudding.

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Preparation time:    Cooking time:     Serves 6 to 8
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4 1/2 cups milk
21 tsp sugar
12 tsp chopped agar-agar
3/4 tsp vanilla essence
3/4 tsp apricot sauce

  1. Boil the milk with the sugar.
  2. Mix the China grass in 1 teacup of cold water and boil on a slow flame until it dissolves completely.
  3. Add the China grass mixture to the boiling milk and boil for a further 2 minutes.
  4. Strain the mixture and cool.
  5. Add the vanilla essence.
  6. Pour the mixture into a rinsed ring-mould.
  7. Set in the freezer compartment of a refrigerator. Chill thoroughly.
  8. Before serving, loosen the sides with a sharp knife. Invert on a plate and fill the centre with apricot sauce.
  9. Serve chilled.

  2. Serve the pudding with jelly and chilled fruit instead of apricot sauce.
  3. Omit vanilla essence and apricot sauce; instead, add saffron and cardamom powder.
  4. Alternatively, add ready-made milk masala powder according to taste, in which case, increase the China grass quantity by 2 teaspoons.
  5. Decorate with blanched almonds and sliced pistachios.

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