Coconut Sheera

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A dessert made of coconut milk.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Serves 4.
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2 1/2 cups coconut cream
1 ltr full fat milk
1/2 cup sugar
5 cardamoms (elaichi), crushed
1/4 cup chopped cashewnuts (kaju)

Other ingredients
ghee for greasing

  1. Soak the cashewnuts in hot water for about 10 minutes. Drain and keep aside.
  2. Mix together the coconut cream and milk and simmer in a non-stick pan, stirring continuously.
  3. When it reduces to half, add the sugar and continue simmering on a low flame stirring continuously till it thickens and leaves the sides of the pan and resembles khoya.
  4. Add the cardamom and cashewnuts and mix well.
  5. Pour into a serving bowl and refrigerate.
  6. Serve chilled.

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 on 15 Apr 13 02:40 PM

Coconut cream cooked to half its volume and then flavored with cardamom. Rich and tasty.