Shufta | How to make Shufta

By Mehak Joshi  |  23rd Dec 2015  |  
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About Shufta Recipe

This is a traditional Kashmiri recipe. I got inspired from my Aunt-in-law when I first heard about this on the TV show 'Lost recipes'. This recipe takes us centuries back into the Kashmiri culture.

Shufta is delicious and authentic dish. Shufta by Mehak Joshi is a great option when you want something interesting to eat at home. Restaurant style Shufta is liked by most people . The preparation time of this recipe is 10 minutes and it takes 15 minutes to cook it properly. Shufta is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every region. By the help of this recipe you can definitely know how to make a perfect Shufta. Shufta is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Shufta is delicious as well as healthy dish because it contains large amount of healthy nutrients. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this restaurant style Shufta at your home.


Ingredients to make Shufta

  • 1 cup ghee
  • 1 cup blanched almonds
  • 1 1/2 cup cottage cheese
  • 1 cup chopped dates
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup chopped coconut
  • 2 teaspoon elachi powder
  • 1 teaspoon kesar
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water

How to make Shufta

  1. Cut the cottage cheese into 1 inch cubes. Heat ghee in a pan and deep fry these cubes.
  2. Deep fry the blanched almonds.
  3. Turn the heat low and add the chopped dates, raisins and coconut.
  4. Heat water in a pan and add sugar and boil once. Add elaichi powder into it.
  5. Add kesar in warm water and let it rest for 5 minutes. Meanwhile cover the pan and let it cook for 5 minutes.
  6. Add cottage cheese cubes and Kesar water.
  7. Stir and serve hot.

Reviews for Shufta (1)

Sujata Limbu4 years ago

Sounds amazing! would love to see an image of the same :D

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