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Kansar or lapsi as popularly know is a Gujarati sweet dish made during auspicious occasions with simple ingredients like broken wheat, ghee and sugar. If you wish you can add chopped almonds to enhance it and make it richer and add a crunch. Here's the traditional recipe made in a pressure cooker.

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Kansar recipe - How to make Kansar

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1 cup broken wheat (dalia)
1/2 cup water
1 tsp ghee
2 tbsp oil

For Serving
1 cup powdered sugar
ghee as required
  1. Combine the broken wheat and oil in a deep steel vessel and mix.
  2. Add water and mix well.
  3. Put ghee in the centre and cover with a lid.
  4. Keep this vessel in the pressure cooker and cook for 3 whistles.
  5. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  6. Remove the vessel from the pressure cooker and stir well with one end of a rolling pin.
  7. Sprinkle powdered sugar and ghee before serving.

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This recipe was contributed by shona_ on 31 Aug 2016

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