Double Decker Sweet


Added to 75 cookbooks   This recipe has been viewed 5455 times

Colourful, light and tasty.

Add your private note

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time: 30 to 40 minutes.  & nbsp Serves 8 to 10.
Show me for servings


2 tbsp almonds (badam)
2 tbsp pistachios
2 ltrs milk
225 gms sugar
2 pinches powdered alum (phitkari)
2 pinches of saffron (kesar) strands
a little green colour

  1. Put the almonds into hot water for 10 minutes. Drain and remove the skin. Chop finely.
  2. Chop the pistachios with the skin on very finely.
  3. Put the milk in a large vessel, preferably in a non-stick pan, and heat on a high flame. When it starts boiling, add the sugar and cook for 3 minutes.
  4. Add the alum and continue boiling until the milk becomes very thick. Test by putting a little mixture on a small plate. If it forms a soft ball, remove from the heat.
  5. Divide the mixture into two parts.
  6. Warm the saffron in a small vessel, add 2 teaspoons of milk and rub until the saffron dissolves.
  7. Add the saffron liquid and almonds to 1 part of the milk mixture and mix well.
  8. Add the pistachios and a few drops of green colour to the other part of the milk mixture and mix well.
  9. Grease a small plate and spread one part evenly over the surface. Spread the other part on top. Store in a refrigerator.
  10. Cut into pieces and serve.

RECIPE SOURCE : Desi KhanaBuy this cookbook
Rate and review this recipe and get 15 days FREE bonus membership!
Subscribe to the free food mailer

Faraal Recipes for Navratri

Missed out on our mailers?
Our mailers are now online!

View Mailer Archive

Privacy Policy: We never give away your email

REGISTER NOW If you are a new user.
Or Sign In here, if you are an existing member.

Login Name

Forgot Login / Passowrd?Click here

If your Gmail or Facebook email id is registered with, the accounts will be merged. If the respective id is not registered, a new account will be created.

Your Rating

Are you sure you want to delete this review ?

Click OK to sign out from tarladalal.
For security reasons (specially on shared computers), proceed to Google and sign out from your Google account.