Junnu | How to make Junnu

By Jonnadula Madhu  |  7th Mar 2017  |  
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About Junnu Recipe

Junnu is a traditional delicacy from Andhra Pradesh. It is a nutritional dessert made from Colostrum milk ( the first milk produced by a buffalo after giving birth to calf). This milk is mixed along with jaggery, elachi and pepper powder and steam cooked. Due to the high levels of protein in colostrum milk, it coagulates and hardens when boiled. From centuries, this milk has an eminent role in Ayurveda and was used as a medicine.This is a traditional Andhra style recipe and it is set in earthen cookware called munta junnu.

Junnu is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Junnu is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Junnu by Jonnadula Madhu will help you to prepare the perfect Junnu in your kitchen at home. Junnu needs 10 minutes for the preparation and 30 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Junnu. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Junnu. In case you have any questions on how to make the Junnu you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Jonnadula Madhu. Junnu will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.


Ingredients to make Junnu

  • Colostrum milk- 1 litre
  • Milk- 500 ml
  • jaggery- 500gms
  • pepper powder- 1 tbsp
  • Elachi- 6 ( crushed)

How to make Junnu

  1. Prepare jaggery syrup by boiling jaggery with little water and then filter it.
  2. In a thick vessel, add colostrum milk, whole milk, elachi, pepper , jaggery syrup and milk well.
  3. Take a large pressure cooker and pour 2 glasses of water and place the milk vessel and cover it with a lid or aluminium foil and then close the pressure cooker lid ( without whistle).
  4. Cook on low flame for 25 to 30 min and check if it is cooked and is in solid form.
  5. Remove from heat and allow it to cool for 30 min and then keep it in refrigerator
  6. Serve chilled

My Tip:

If the colostrum milk is of 2nd or 3rd day after delivery of buffalo, reduce the quantity of whole milk to be added. It will be very jiggly if more milk is added.

Reviews for Junnu (1)

Kanak Patel2 years ago

What is colostrum milk?

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