Muthanjan | How to make Muthanjan

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ByAmina Khaleel
Created on 7th Mar 2017
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  • By Amina Khaleel
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About Muthanjan

Muthanjan is a delicious sweet made with milk, basmati rice and condensed milk. It is often made during festivals and special occasions and is also served during Muslim weddings. This is my mom in-law's recipe

Muthanjan is a mouthwatering dish which is perfect to serve at any occasion. It is a recipe of Tamil Nadu cuisine which is very famous in the whole worldwide. This is very amazing in taste and it contains a lot of health benefiting nutrients. It is a quick and easy recipe and you can easily prepare restaurant style Muthanjan at your home. Muthanjan by Amina Khaleel will help you to prepare the perfect Muthanjan at your home. You don't need any extra effort or time to prepare this. It just needs 60 minute for the preparation and 30 minute for cooking. Whether it is a grand party or a normal kitty party, it is a perfect dish to serve and to get the compliments from your guests. This recipe follows the perfect art of cooking that gives an amazing texture to this and differentiate it from other dishes. In the Better Butter recipes, you will find the step by step process of this recipe by which you can know how to make the delicious Muthanjan.

  • Prep Time60mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves6People
Muthanjan

Ingredients to make Muthanjan

  • ½ litre milk
  • ½ cup basmati rice
  • ¼ tin condensed milk (milkmaid)
  • 3 cups Sugar
  • 3 cups water
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder
  • ½ cup chopped almonds and cashews
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • Few strands of Saffron
  • Pinch of yellow food colour.

How to make Muthanjan

  1. Wash the basmati rice with water and dry over a muslin cloth. When all the water has evaporated and the rice has dried (after an hour or so), transfer to a mixer grinder and grind it. It will look like sooji.
  2. Transfer to a bowl and keep ready.
  3. Boil milk in a pan and switch off the gas. Milk will be added in the end.
  4. Boil water in another pan and add the rice sooji to this. Cook for 5 to 10 minutes while stirring continuously. (If you do not stir properly the sooji will stick to the pan and you will get a burnt taste.)
  5. Take a small sample from it with a spoon to check if the sooji is cooked. If not, cook for a few more minutes.
  6. It will now have a porridge like consistency. If not add some more water.
  7. Once the sooji is cooked, add sugar and cardamom powder.
  8. Cook for a few minutes till the sugar dissolves. Add saffron, yellow food colour and mix well.
  9. Switch off the gas and add condensed milk and milk and mix well. Check for taste and if necessary add some more sugar.
  10. Stir fry the dry fruits in ghee in another pan till golden and add to the muthanjan. Mix well and allow it to come to room temperature.
  11. Transfer to a dessert bowl and refrigerate for a few hours.Delicious and mouth watering Muthanjan is now ready.
  12. Serve cold garnished with cashews and almonds.
My Tip: Muthanjan usually has a thick kheer like consistency. But if it looks thin or watery, you can cook while stirring for a few more minutes till you get the desired consistency. Sometimes the sweet thickens on cooling. In that case you can add some milk and sugar to it to get the right consistency.

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Kanak Patel5 months ago
very interesting recipe.... looks absolutely delicious.
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