Thandai Spiced Rabri | How to make Thandai Spiced Rabri

By Rashmi Ahuja  |  12th Mar 2017  |  
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About Thandai Spiced Rabri Recipe

Sweet, creamy and spiced dessert for Holi Festival

Thandai Spiced Rabri is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Thandai Spiced Rabri in your kitchen. This recipe requires 10 minutes for preparation and 90 minutes to cook. The Thandai Spiced Rabri by Rashmi Ahuja has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Thandai Spiced Rabri at home without any difficulty. Thandai Spiced Rabri is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Thandai Spiced Rabri would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Thandai Spiced Rabri this weekend. Share your Thandai Spiced Rabri cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Rashmi Ahuja for inputs. In case you have any queries for Thandai Spiced Rabri you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Rashmi Ahuja. You can also rate the Thandai Spiced Rabri and give feedback.

Thandai Spiced Rabri

Ingredients to make Thandai Spiced Rabri

  • For thandai spice mixture -
  • 25g almonds
  • 25g pistachio
  • ½ tsp black pepper, crushed
  • 2-3 cardamom (seeds only)
  • 1 tbsp. melon seeds
  • ¾ tbsp. khus khus (poppy seeds)
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds, crushed
  • For Rabri -
  • 1liter full cream milk
  • 200 ml full fat cream
  • 4-5 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp rose water
  • ¼ tsp saffron strands (soaked in 2 tbsp of warm milk)
  • 4-5 tbsp thandai spice mixture
  • Few almonds, sliced
  • Few pistachios, sliced

How to make Thandai Spiced Rabri

  1. For thandai spice mixture, place all the ingredients in a blender and grind to get a coarse powder. Set it aside
  2. To make rabri, put together in a heavy bottom or non-stick pan milk and cream and place it on a low to medium heat. Bring it to a boil and then reduce the heat to low.
  3. As the milk start to form a layer of cream or malai on the top, use a spatula to gently move the layer bringing it to the side and stick it to the pan.
  4. Continue simmering the milk like this and collecting the layers of cream on the sides. Stir the milk in between, to prevent it from browning or sticking at the bottom.
  5. When the milk is half reduced add in 4-5 tbsp of thandai spice mixture and sugar, according to taste. Continue simmering the milk and collecting cream until it is reduced to one-fourth. Add in the saffron and let is cook for few minutes.
  6. Take it off the heat. Using spatula, scrap off the cream collected on the sides and add it to the thickened milk. Stir it gently. Add 1 tsp of rose water and mix it gently.
  7. Let it chill and garnish it with sliced almonds and pistachios while serving.

Reviews for Thandai Spiced Rabri (1)

Mani Kaur2 years ago

looks too good!

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